Stable construction costs
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Construction cost index for residential buildings15 September 2013

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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.

Construction cost index for residential buildings. 2000=100
September 2013
Change from last month, per centChange from last year, per centIndex
1Construction cost index for residential buildings is weighted by index for detached houses of wood and index for multi-dwelling houses.
Residential buildings1-0.12.9163.2
Residential buildings, labour cost0.04.1171.6
Residential buildings, materials0.11.9162.8
Detached houses of wood-0.12.8163.6
Detached houses of wood, materials0.12.0161.8
Detached houses of wood, other building work0.12.8163.5
Detached houses of wood, other building work, materials0.11.9160.6
Multi-dwelling houses-0.13.0164.5
Multi-dwelling houses, materialsr0.11.8169.6

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.