Construction costs indices for new residential buildings, Slovenia, 2nd quarter 2020

Construction costs for new residential buildings in the second quarter of 2020 lower than in the previous one

In the second quarter of 2020 construction costs for new residential buildings in Slovenia were lower than in the previous quarter and higher than in the second quarter of 2019.

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Construction costs for new residential buildings in the second quarter of 2020 lower than in the previous one 

After the 2.1% increase in the previous quarter, this time construction costs went down. In the second quarter of 2020 they were 0.6% lower than in the first quarter of 2020. They were 2.5% higher than in the second quarter of 2019. In the first half of this year they were 2.2% higher than in the first half of the previous year.

Construction material costs lower than in the previous quarter 

Construction material costs decreased on a quarterly basis for the fourth time in a row; this time they were 0.3% lower than in the previous quarter. Compared to the second quarter of 2019 they decreased by 2.4%. In the first half of this year they were 2.2% lower than in the first half of the previous year.

Labour costs lower than in the previous quarter

After the 5.9% increase in the previous quarter, this time labour costs went down. In the second quarter of 2020 they were 1.7% lower than in the first quarter of 2020. Compared to the second quarter of 2019 they increased by 7.3% and in the first half of this year they were 6.9% 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 2020
I–III 2020
IV–VI 2020
IV–VI 2019
I–VI 2020
I–VI 2019
IV–VI 2020
Ø 2015
Construction costs99.4102.5102.2110.4
  Material costs99.797.697.8102.7
  Labour costs98.3107.3106.9119.1
Source: SURS
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