United Kingdom Construction Output  1997-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Construction output in the United Kingdom fell 3 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.1 percent slump in the previous month while markets were expecting a smaller 2.5 percent decrease. It was the steepest decline since March 2013 when it shrank 4.6 percent. All new work went down (-2.4 percent from -2.6 percent in January), mostly due to decreases in other new work from public (-12.9 percent from -16.3 percent); private commercial (-7.7 percent from -5.7 percent) and infrastructure (-5.4 percent from -2.8 percent). In addition, all repair and maintenance fell much more (-4 percent from -1.2 percent). Meanwhile, total housing rose further (5.8 percent from 3.5 percent), as a sharp increase in the private segment (7.6 percent from 5.5 percent) offset a tumble in the public one (-4.7 percent vs -8.2 percent). On a monthly basis, construction output dropped 1.6 percent from a downwardly revised 3.1 percent plunge in the prior month. Construction Output in the United Kingdom averaged 2.09 percent from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24 percent in March of 2002 and a record low of -19.20 percent in January of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-09 09:30 AM Construction Output YoY -0.2% 0.8% -1.4% -0.6%
2018-03-09 09:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3.9% -0.2% -0.5% -0.7%
2018-04-11 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3% -2.1% -2.5% -2.2%
2018-05-10 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3% 0.2%
2018-06-12 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY 0.6%
2018-07-10 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY 1.2%


United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 35590.00 41820.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -3.00 -2.10 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 737.50 726.80 737.50 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 63.91 67.11 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 38120.00 40031.00 93512.00 17126.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders -1.30 26.60 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 47.00 51.40 64.60 27.80 [+]


United Kingdom Construction Output

In the United Kingdom, construction output measures the yearly change in the amount charged by construction companies to customers for value of work. The value is based on the sample of 8,000 businesses, employing over 100 people or with an annual turnover of more than £60 million. Construction estimates are a component of GDP from the production approach, contributing approximately 6.4% of GDP. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Construction Output - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Construction Output - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.00 -2.10 24.00 -19.20 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly
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construction output by Country
Country Last
Australia -19.40 Dec/17
Euro Area 0.40 Feb/18
France -2.90 Feb/18
Germany 2.60 Feb/18
India 5.30 Feb/18
Italy 7.60 Jan/18
Mexico 4.50 Feb/18
Netherlands 7.30 Jan/18
Russia -9.70 Mar/18
South Korea 0.90 Feb/18
Spain -3.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 7.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -3.00 Feb/18


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