Construction spending in the US increased by 0.1 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of USD 1.731 trillion in March of 2022, slowing from a 0.5 percent advance in February and missing market expectations of a 0.7 percent gain. Spending on private construction rose 0.2 percent, mainly due to higher expenditure for new single family residential construction (1.3 percent) and communication infrastructure (0.1 percent), while spending fell for commercial construction (-1.9 percent). On the other hand, public construction outlays fell 0.2 percent from the previous month, dragged down by lower spending for non-residential construction (-0.3 percent). source: U.S. Census Bureau
Construction Spending in the United States averaged 0.46 percent from 1964 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5.90 percent in April of 1978 and a record low of -4.80 percent in February of 1975. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Construction Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Construction Spending - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.
Construction Spending in the United States is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Construction Spending is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2023 and 0.40 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.