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 12th April 2018

  • The total volume of construction output in the fourth quarter of 2017 increased by 1.8% compared with Q3 2017 and was 3.6% 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 Q4 2017 was the highest level reported in the last seven years.
  • The increase in the overall output in Q4 2017 was accounted for by a 2.6% increase in New Work and a 1.4% increase in Repair and Maintenance.
  • In Q4 2017, there was an increase in Other Work (4.1%). Housing output stayed at the same level while Infrastructure output decreased by 5.5%.

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Publication Schedule

The next Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin will be published on the 19th July 2018.  This will cover the period of 1st January to 31st March 2018. Full publication schedule

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Contacts for Construction output statistics

Construction output statistics

Nicola Shiels
Tel: 02890 255 064