Slovenia Ranks 1st among the EU Countries by the Amount of Construction Works in June
Having shown a 12% growth in the volume of construction works, Slovenia took the first place among the countries of the European Union in the average monthly measurement. At the average annual level, it ranks second to Hungary.
The volume of construction works in the Eurozone in June this year decreased by an average of 0.5% and by 0.2% throughout the EU. At the average annual level, the same indicator in the Eurozone increased by 3.4% and by 3.6% throughout the EU. These data are published by the European Statistical Office, Eurostat.
In May 2017, the volume of construction works in the Eurozone (at the average monthly level) decreased by 0.2%, and by 0.5% throughout the EU.
The pace of construction in the Eurozone in June decreased due to a 0.5% drop in the volume of works at the civil engineering facilities and a 0.4% drop in the architectural engineering. In general, the volume of architectural engineering works in the EU decreased by 0.2% and of work at civil engineering facilities – by 0.3%.
In the EU, a decline in construction was recorded in Germany (-1.0%), Belgium and France (-0.7% each), and in the UK (-0.2%). The highest growth was recorded in Slovenia (+12.1%), Spain and Slovakia (+2.2%), and Poland (+2.1%).
At the average annual level, the volume of architectural engineering works in the Eurozone grew by 3.9% and of works at civil engineering facilities – by 1.2%. Throughout the EU, the volume of works in the construction of buildings grew by 4%, and in the field of civil engineering construction – by 2.9%. The highest growth in the volume of construction works was recorded in Hungary (+27.2%), Slovenia (+21.2%), Sweden (+17.3%) and Poland (+13.4%). A decline in the volume of construction works was recorded in Romania (-6.3%) and Slovakia (-0.5%).