Construction costs indices for new residential buildings, Slovenia, 2nd quarter 2019

Construction costs for new residential buildings in the second quarter of 2019 lower than in the previous one

In the second quarter of 2019 construction costs for new residential buildings in Slovenia were lower than in the previous quarter and higher than in the second quarter of 2018.

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Construction costs for new residential buildings in the second quarter of 2019 lower than in the previous quarter 

After the 2.3% increase in the previous quarter, this time construction costs went down. In the second quarter of 2019 they were 1.1% lower than in the first quarter of 2019. They were 1.3% higher than in the second quarter of 2018. In the first half of this year they were 2.9% higher than in the first half of the previous year. 

Construction material costs the same as in the previous quarter 

Construction material costs did not change compared to the previous quarter (when we recorded an increase by 0.9% over the previous quarter). Compared to the second quarter of 2018 they increased by 0.7%. In the first half of this year they were 0.8% higher than in the first half of the previous year. 

Labour costs lower than in the previous quarter 

After the 4.1% increase in the previous quarter, this time labour costs went down. In the second quarter of 2019 they were 2.5% lower than in the first quarter of 2019. Compared to the second quarter of 2018 they increased by 2.1% and in the first half of this year they were 5.5% higher than in the first half of the previous year.

Construction costs indices for new residential buildings, Slovenia (Ø 2015=100)
Construction costs indices for new residential buildings, Slovenia (Ø 2015=100)
Source: SURS
Construction costs indices for new residential buildings, Slovenia
IV–VI 2019
I–III 2019
IV–VI 2019
IV–VI 2018
I–VI 2019
I–VI 2018
IV–VI 2019
Ø 2015
Construction costs98.9101.3102.9107.8
  Material costs100.0100.7100.8105.2
  Labour costs97.5102.1105.5111.0
Source: SURS
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