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Costs of civil engineering rose in August 2023 by 2.3 per cent from one year ago

release | Cost index of civil engineering works 2023, August


The release of database tables 13wu, 3x4 and 13x6 was delayed today for technical reasons. The tables were released at 13.30.
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According to Statistics Finland, the costs of civil engineering rose by 2.3 per cent from August 2022 to August 2023. The annual change in costs varied by sub-index from 4.2 per cent (technical and other systems, earth structures) to -3.1 per cent for concrete structures.

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  • Examined by cost factor, the biggest cost increases occurred in the costs of own machinery (14.3%) and labour (5.1%).
  • Examined by cost factor, costs decreased most per year in materials (-2.1%)
  • The total index went up by 0.4 per cent from the month before.


See key statistical data in the tables.

Cost index of civil engineering works 2020=100 indices by structure, August 2023

Cost index of civil engineering works 2020=100, totalindex by cost factor, August 2023

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