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Costs of civil engineering rose in December 2023 by 3.1 per cent from one year ago

release | Cost index of civil engineering works 2023, December

According to Statistics Finland, the costs of civil engineering rose by 3.1 per cent from December 2022 to December 2023. The annual change in costs varied by sub-index from 4.4 per cent for technical and other systems and surfacing to -1.3 per cent for concrete structures.

Key selections

  • Examined by cost factor, the biggest cost increases occurred in the costs of own machinery (11.4%) and labour (5.1%).
  • Examined by cost factor in materials, costs decreased most per year in timber (-8.9%) and metal products (-9.1%).
  • The total index went down 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, December 2023

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

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