Construction output in Turkey rose by 0.5 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent drop in the previous period. The recovery was led by civil engineering, which grew 3 percent (from 3.1 percent in Q3), while building activity fell at a slower 0.3 percent (from -1.4 percent in Q3). On a quarterly basis, construction output shrank 1.4 percent, following a 4.9 percent fall in the previous period. In 2016 as a whole, construction output expanded by 2.9 percent after rising by 1.8 percent in 2015. Construction Output in Turkey averaged 4.26 percent from 2006 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 22.60 percent in the third quarter of 2010 and a record low of -21.10 percent in the second quarter of 2009.