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 November 2021 surpassed the previous year’s level by 12.3% according to raw data. Output was 11.6% higher in the construction of buildings and 14.8% larger in civil engineering compared to November 2020. Based on seasonally and working day adjusted indices construction output grew by 4.9% compared to October.
The performance of the Hungarian economy surpassed in the 1st semester of 2021 the previous year’s low base by 7.6% and it was slightly (by 1.2%) higher than two years ago. Industry was the main driving force, its gross added value grew by 19% compared to the 1st half of 2020, contributing to the GDP increase by 3.9 percentage points. On the expenditure side the growth has been facilitated mostly by the external trade (by 4.1 percentage points),within it mainly by the trade in goods.
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.