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Costs of civil engineering rose in April 2022 by 15.5 per cent from one year ago

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According to Statistics Finland, the costs of civil engineering rose by 15.5 per cent from April 2021 to April 2022. The annual change in costs varied by sub-index from 33.1 per cent for surfacing to 9.5 per cent for rock structures.

Line chart. The starting point of the index in 2015 is 100. The total index has risen fairly evenly throughout the time series. In the sub-index of surfacing, sharp rises and falls fluctuate, although in 2021 the rise has been stronger than before. Earth structures are developing steadily.

Key points

  • The costs of civil engineering rose by 15.5 per cent from one year back.
  • The annual change in costs varied by sub-index from 33.1 per cent for surfacing to 9.5 per cent for rock structures.
  • Examined by cost factor, the biggest cost increases occurred in the costs of own machinery (24.0%) and material costs (22.3%).
  • The rise in the total index is most influenced by higher prices of motor fuel oil, bitumen and metal products.

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23.05.2022

Cost index of civil engineering works 2015=100 indices by structure, April 2022

23.05.2022

Cost index of civil engineering works 2015=100, totalindex by cost factor, April 2022

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