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 economic performance of Hungary surpassed in the 1st semester of 2022 the one year earlier level by 7.3%. Consumer prices year-on-year increase in the first seven months was 10%, producer prices, characteristically, grew at a several times faster pace. Compared to the high base caused by the pandemic, the number of deaths decreased by 14%, the natural decrease of the population in January-June 2022 amounted to 27 thousand people, 26% fewer year-on-year.
According to raw data the volume of construction output in September 2022 surpassed the previous year’s level by 1.6%. Out of the main groups of construction the output at construction of buildings increased by 3.3%, that of civil engineering decreased by 0.5%. Based on seasonally and working day adjusted indices construction output was above the August level by 2.2%. In the 3rd quarter construction producer prices increased – as certain building materials became more expensive - by 26.2% compared to the same period of the previous year.