This is an archived release.
Stable construction costs
The construction costs of residential buildings decreased by 0.1 per cent from August to September this year. The material costs rose by 0.1 per cent in the same period.
|Change from last month, per cent||Change from last year, per cent||Index|
|1Construction cost index for residential buildings is weighted by index for detached houses of wood and index for multi-dwelling houses.|
|Residential buildings, labour cost||0.0||4.1||171.6|
|Residential buildings, materials||0.1||1.9||162.8|
|Detached houses of wood||-0.1||2.8||163.6|
|Detached houses of wood, materials||0.1||2.0||161.8|
|Detached houses of wood, other building work||0.1||2.8||163.5|
|Detached houses of wood, other building work, materials||0.1||1.9||160.6|
|Multi-dwelling houses, materialsr||0.1||1.8||169.6|
From September 2012 to September 2013, the construction costs of detached houses of wood and multi-dwelling houses increased by 2.8 and 3.0 per cent respectively.