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Construction Pulse

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Key Points

  • Construction Pulse down in September
  • Non-labour input costs up for 47% of firms in the past 3 months
  • 71% to keep near-term selling prices the same

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Construction Pulse

September 2019

73.5

-10.9 on previous index reading

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Building Activity

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 30%
53%
17%

Balance +14%

(-5 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Building Activity

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 30%
59%
12%

Balance +18%

(-4 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
84%
7%

Balance +2%

(-6 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 14%
79%
8%

Balance +6%

(+1 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 47%
51%
2%

Balance +45%

(-4 on previous reading)

Construction Pulse

September 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 26%
71%
3%

Balance +24%

(-1 on previous reading)