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Construction Pulse

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Key Points

  • Construction Pulse up in November
  • 28% of firms expect building activity to increase in the next 3 months
  • 15% to hire

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Construction Pulse

November 2020

77.1

+9.5 on previous index reading

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Building Activity

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
37%
31%

Balance 0%

(-14 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Building Activity

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 28%
56%
16%

Balance +12%

(+15 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
72%
17%

Balance -6%

(-4 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 15%
75%
10%

Balance +4%

(+5 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 48%
50%
2%

Balance +45%

(+5 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 27%
70%
3%

Balance +24%

(+2 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

November 2020

Brexit Impact on 2021 Investment Decisions*

  • No Impact 30%
  • Plans on Hold 64%
  • Cancelled Some/All Investment 3%
  • Expecting New Opportunities 3%
  • *Firms that Brexit is relevant for