Construction Output Jumps 15.1% In May

  • 17 Jul 2018 7:57 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Construction Output Jumps 15.1% In May
Output of Hungary’s construction sector rose by an annual 15.1% in May, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.

Output of the building segment rose by 8.8% during the period. Output of the civil engineering segment climbed by 23.7%.

KSH said output of the building segment was lifted by the construction of industrial facilities. In the civil engineering segment, construction of highways, railways and utilities infrastructure supported the increase.

In a month-on-month comparison, output was up 6.1%, adjusted for seasonal effects and the number of working days.

MTI Photo: Máthé Zoltán

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