Statistics of construction provides data for analysing production in construction (by groups of construction and divisions), its framework and regional variations of output. Construction of buildings and civil engineering works, their structurally complete and specialised construction belong here.
Share of construction in gross added value
Share of the construction section in the gross added value of the national economy, at current base prices
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The volume of construction output in April 2022 surpassed the previous year’s level by 3.2%, according to raw data. Out of the main groups of construction the output at construction of buildings decreased by 1.2%, that of civil engineering grew by 11.4%. Based on seasonally and working day adjusted indices construction output decreased by 5.9% compared to the March one.
The performance of the Hungarian economy in the 1st – 3 rd quarters of 2021 surpassed the pandemic related low base of the previous year by 7.1%. Compared with the same period of 2020 consumer prices’ increase was 4.6% in the first ten months of the year, the majority of producer prices grew in an even more significant pace. Due to the growing death numbers, the January – September natural decrease of the population reached 42 thousand, surpassing the data of the previous year by 67%.
Our publication, also highlighting the main effects of the pandemic, gives an overview of the social and economic trends in Hungary in 2020, including a 5% drop in GDP, putting us in the middle of the EU ranking, taking into use 28,000 new homes, the highest number since 2009, a nearly threefold increase in the share of people working remotely or from home as compared to the average for the past 10 years, a 42% increase in the value of mail order and internet retailing, and fewer accidents on the roads.