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 11 January 2024

  • In Quarter 3 2023 the total volume of construction output increased by 1.6%, increased by 7.8% over the year and increased by 6.2% on a rolling four quarters basis.  
  • In the third quarter of 2023, construction output saw the fourth consecutive quarter of annual growth and the third consecutive quarter of annualised growth.
  • Construction output is 6.0% above the pre-pandemic level seen in Quarter 4 2019 and is 56.2% above the series low seen in Quarter 2 2020.
  • The increase in overall output seen in Quarter 3 2023 from the previous quarter was driven by increases within both New Work (1.5%) and Repair and Maintenance (2.6%). 
  •  In Quarter 3 2023, both Infrastructure (2.6%) and Other Work (3.1%) subsectors increased. However, the Housing subsector decreased (3.0%) over the quarter. 

Current publication and tables 

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Publication schedule

The next Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin will be published on 28 March 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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Construction output statistics

Cathy White
Telephone: 028 9052 9475
Twitter: @NISRA