Nov
15

Monthly construction output up 1.3%

September saw a small increase in construction output of 1.3%, as the industry shows small signs of a post-pandemic recovery. This comes after a fall in output for the period Jul-Sep 2021 of 1.5%, although this was following four previous consecutive quarterly rises. The ONS also reported that “The annual rate of construction output price growth was 5.1% in September 2021; this was the strongest annual rate of construction output price growth since records began in 2014…. At the type of work level, the annual rate of price growth in the 12 months to September 2021 was at its strongest in new housing (7.5%)…” You’ll find the construction indices here.