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

Construction output in the United Kingdom slipped 3.3 percent year-on-year in April 2018, compared to a 4.9 percent tumble in March and market expectations of a 1.8 percent fall. It was the fourth consecutive decline in construction activity, as output shrank for all new work (-3.0 percent vs -5.2 percent), amid sharp decreases in other new work from public (-15.3 percent vs -14.0 percent); private commercial (-7.3 percent vs -8.7 percent) and infrastructure (-8.9 percent vs -8.2 percent). Also, a decrease was seen in all repair and maintenance (-3.9 percent vs -4.2 percent). In contrast, output grew 6.4 percent for total housing, after being flat in March, as an increase in the private segment (8.5 percent vs 1.8 percent) offset a fall in the public one (-5.7 percent vs -10.0 percent). On a monthly basis, construction activity went up 0.5 percent, recovering from a 2.3 percent decline in March and marking the first gain after three straight falls Construction Output in the United Kingdom averaged 2.05 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
2018-04-11 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3% -2.1% -2.5% -2.2%
2018-05-10 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -4.9% -1.8% -5.7% -4.2%
2018-06-11 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3.3% -4.9% -1.8% -4.3%
2018-07-10 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY -3.3% -1.2%
2018-08-10 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY 0.5%
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Construction Output YoY 1.1%


United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 35590.00 41820.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -3.30 -4.90 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 726.40 715.60 738.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 62.46 62.80 151.80 26.27 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 38049.00 37606.00 93649.00 17121.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 52.50 52.50 64.60 27.80 [+]
Construction Orders -6.60 -1.10 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]


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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.30 -4.90 24.00 -19.20 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly
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construction output by Country
Country Last
Australia 0.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.80 Apr/18
France 0.20 Apr/18
Germany 2.40 Apr/18
India 4.70 Apr/18
Italy -4.70 Mar/18
Mexico 6.70 Apr/18
Netherlands 2.80 Mar/18
Russia 1.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.40 Apr/18
Spain 17.10 Mar/18
Switzerland 2.90 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3.30 Apr/18


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