Building Statistics

FBoS Release No: 55, 2017

06th September 2017


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.

conMar17aKey facts

  • Total estimated value of work put-in-place was $129.9 million for the March quarter of 2017.
  • Total value of work put in place was up by 5.6 percent ($6.8 million) when compared to the March quarter of 2016.
  • Total value of work put-in-place was down by 2.6 percent ($3.4 million) when compared to the December quarter of 2016.

 

 

 

 

Value of Work Done for Private Sector and General Government

conMar17bFrom the total estimated value of $129.9 million, for work done in the March quarter of 2017:

  • 64.0 percent was in the Private Sector;
  • Total value of work done on Private Sector was up by 19.1 percent ($13.3 million) when compared to the March quarter of 2016 and 2.5 percent ($2.0 million) when compared to the December quarter of 2016 respectively.
  • 36.0 percent was in the General Government;
  • Total value of work done for General Government was down by 12.2 percent ($6.5 million) and 10.4 percent ($5.4 million) and when compared to the March quarter of 2016 and December quarter of 2016 respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

conMar17cFrom the total estimated value of $129.9 million, for work done in the March quarter of 2017:

New Buildings and Capital Repairs accounted for 51.6 percent;

  • Total value of New Buildings and Capital Repairs was up by 16.6 percent ($9.5 million) when compared to the March quarter of 2016 and 0.7 percent ($0.4 million) when compared to the December quarter of 2016 respectively.

 

 

 

 

Current Repairs and Maintenance accounted for 6.5 percent;

  • Total value of Current Repairs and Maintenance was up by 6.6 percent ($0.5 million) when compared to the March quarter of 2016 but was down by 16.2 percent ($1.6 million) compared to the December quarter of 2016.

Civil Engineering Works accounted for 41.9 percent;

  • Total value of Civil Engineering Works was down by 5.6 percent ($3.2 million) when compared to the March quarter of 2016 and 3.9 percent ($2.2 million) compared to the December quarter of 2016 respectively.

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Construction Survey for June quarter of 2017 will be released in September 2017.