Construction price index and construction cost index

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The construction price index is based on the quarterly price agreed in construction work contracts. Prices in building construction are reported by construction companies, prices in civil engineering are reported by regional authorities.
More information can be found under the following link:
The categories basic primary construction and total construction cost are totals for the construction of residential buildings, total is defined to include both labor and other costs. The calculations are based on a basket of goods and services for the whole of Austria, which has been revised in 2020 to consider actual construction technologies, excluding VAT. More information and the chaining factors with the construction cost indices 1990, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 can be found under the following link: 


Statistics Austria, OeNB.


Price, cost, construction price, construction cost, basic primary construction, building construction, civil engineering, construction of residential buildings.