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Construction Pulse

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Key Points

  • Construction Pulse up December
  • Firms more optimistic about near-term expectations for business activity
  • And hiring

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Construction Pulse

December 2019

85.1

+7.2 on previous index reading

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Building Activity

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 37%
50%
13%

Balance +24%

(+13 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Building Activity

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 28%
62%
10%

Balance +18%

(+6 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
86%
5%

Balance +5%

(+1 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 20%
78%
2%

Balance +18%

(+16 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 49%
49%
2%

Balance +47%

(0 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

December 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 30%
68%
2%

Balance +28%

(-1 on previous reading)