Construction output statistics

The construction output statistics are intended to provide a general measure of quarterly changes in the volume and value of construction output in NI.

Latest results - published 28 September 2023

  • The total volume of construction output decreased by 4.1% over the second quarter of 2023. However, over the year, construction output has increased by 5.8%.  
  • Comparing the most recent four quarters to the previous four quarters also showed an increase in output (3.5%). 
  • Construction output is 4.5% above the pre-pandemic level seen in Quarter 4 2019 and is 54.0% above the series low seen in Quarter 2 2020.
  • The decrease in overall output seen in Quarter 2 2023 from the previous quarter was driven by decreases within both New Work (0.1%) and Repair and Maintenance (6.9%). 
  • In Quarter 2 2023, both Infrastructure (6.0%) and Other Work (1.8%) subsectors decreased. However, the Housing subsector increased (2.0%) over the quarter. 

Current publication and tables 

Notices of change

Other information

Publication schedule

The next Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin will be published on 11 January 2024. This will cover the period of 1 October to 31 December 2023. Full publication schedule

Historical data

Historical statistical bulletins for the Quarterly Construction Enquiry (quarter 1 2004 to quarter 1 2022) are retained on our historical bulletins page. Statistical bulletins from quarter 2 2022 onwards can be found under related documents.

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Contacts for Construction output statistics

Construction output statistics

Cathy White
Telephone: 028 9052 9475
Twitter: @NISRA