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 18th January 2018

  • The total volume of construction output in the third quarter of 2017 increased by 1.2% compared with Q2 2017 and was 11.3% higher compared to the same quarter in 2016 (Figure 1). There continues to be a general upward trend in output since 2014. The volume reported in Q3 2017 was the highest level reported in the last five years.
  • The increase in the overall output in Q3 2017 was accounted for by an 8.0% increase in Repair and Maintenance and a 2.1% decrease in New Work.
  • In Q3 2017, there was an increase in Infrastructure Output (6.1%), Housing Output (3.7%) and also in Other Work (2.4%), when compared with the previous quarter.

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Publication Schedule

The next Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin will be published on 12th April 2018 (Q4-2017). This will cover the period of 1st October to 31st December 2017. Full publication schedule

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Contacts for Construction output statistics

Construction output statistics

Nicola Shiels
Tel: 02890 255 064