Building Statistics

FBoS Release No:, 2016
30th December 2016


The Quarterly Construction Survey covers work carried out by all registered Private Building and Civil Works Contractors for both the private and the General Government. It provides us with a short term indicator of the sectors performance.

consSep16aKey facts

  • Total estimated value of work put in place was $131.0 million for the September quarter of 2016.
  • Total value of work put in place was up by 3.5 percent ($4.4 million) when compared to the June quarter of 2016.
  • Total value of work put in place was up by 10.8 percent ($12.8 million) when compared to the September quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Value of Work Done for Private Sector and General Government

consSep16bFrom the total estimated value of $131.0 million, for work done in the September quarter of 2016:

  • 58.9 percent was in the Private Sector;
  • Total value of work done on Private Sector was up by 8.3 percent ($5.9 million) when compared to June quarter of 2016 and 16.5 percent ($10.9 million) when compared to September quarter of 2015.
  • 41.1 percent was in the General Government;
  • Total value of work done for General Government was down by 2.7 percent ($1.5 million) when compared to June quarter of 2016 whereas an increase of 3.6 percent ($1.9 million) when compared to September quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Value of Work Done for New Building, Current Repairs and Maintenance and Civil Engineering

consSep16cFrom the total estimated value of $131.0 million, for work done in the September quarter of 2016:

  • New Building and Capital Repairs accounted for 49.8 percent;
  • Total value of New Buildings and Capital Repairs was up by 4.9 percent ($3.0 million) when compared to June quarter 2016 and 30.7 percent ($15.3 million) when compared to September quarter 2016.
  • Current Repairs and Maintenance accounted for 7.3 percent;
  • Total value of Current Repairs and Maintenance was up by 16.0 percent ($1.3 million) compared to June quarter of 2016 and 16.2 percent ($1.4 million) when compared to September quarter of 2016
  • Civil Engineering Works accounted for 42.9 percent;
  • Total value of Civil Engineering Works was up by 0.1 percent ($0.7 million) compared to June quarter of 2016 whereas a decline of 6.4 percent ($3.9 million) when compared to September quarter of 2015.

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Construction Survey for December quarter of 2016 will be released in March 2017.