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Construction Pulse

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Key Points

  • Construction Pulse up in September
  • 87% of firms reporting an increase in non-labour input costs over the past 3 months
  • 76% expect to raise their selling prices in the near term

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Construction Pulse

September 2021

95.7

+0.4 on previous index reading

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Building Activity

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 49%
42%
8%

Balance +41%

(+6 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Building Activity

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 45%
47%
8%

Balance +37%

(+6 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 15%
80%
5%

Balance +9%

(-5 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 26%
70%
5%

Balance +21%

(+7 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 87%
13%
0%

Balance +87%

(0 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 76%
24%
0%

Balance +76%

(+7 on previous reading)