Construction Output Statistics: Q2-2019

Date published: 10 October 2019

This statistical bulletin provides users with the latest estimates of construction output carried out in Northern Ireland for Q2-2019. It excludes work carried out by Northern Ireland Construction firms in other parts of the UK or elsewhere.

Key Points

  • The total volume of construction output in the second quarter of 2019 decreased by 5.6% compared with Q1 2019, and was 1.5% lower compared with the same quarter in 2018. Despite fluctuations, the total volume of construction output in NI has been on an upward trend since Q4 2013.
  • The decrease in the overall output in Q2 2019 from the previous quarter was driven by a 6.0% decrease in Repair and Maintenance and a 2.8% decrease in New Work.
  • In Q2 2019, there was an increase in Infrastructure (+2.4%) and decreases in Housing (-10.7%) and Other Work (-5.6%) compared with the previous quarter.
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