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 19th July 2018

  • The total volume of construction output in the first quarter of 2018 decreased by 6.5% compared with Q4 2017 and was 6.1% lower compared to the same quarter in 2017 (Figure 1). This latest decrease followed four quarters in which the level of construction output has been broadly consistent.
  • The decrease in the overall output in Q1 2018 from the previous quarter was accounted for by an 11.8% decrease in Repair and Maintenance and a 6.7% decrease in New Work.
  • In Q1 2018, there were decreases in Other Work (9.1%), Infrastructure (7.5%) and Housing (3.1%) compared to the previous quarter.

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Publication Schedule

The next Northern Ireland Construction Bulletin will be published on the 11th October 2018. This will cover the period of 1st April to 30th June 2018.  Full publication schedule

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Contacts for Construction output statistics

Construction output statistics

Nicola Shiels
Tel: 02890 255 064