▷ Turnover in construction in September 2021: + 6.1% as of September 2020 / …

10.12.2021 – 08:00

Federal Office of Statistics


Turnover in construction, September 2021

+ 6.1% on the same month of the previous year

Employees in construction, September 2021

+1.1% on the same month of the previous year

Sales in the construction industry increased by 6.1% in September 2021 compared to September 2020. According to preliminary results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reported that the number of employees rose by 1.1% in the same period. In the first nine months of 2021, sales in the construction industry were 0.9% higher than in the same period of the previous year, and the number of employees rose by 1.6%.

Among the branches of the economy with the highest turnover within the main construction trade, turnover in carpentry increased by +13.1% compared to the same month of the previous year, and in “Other specialized construction activities not mentioned elsewhere” (including concrete work), especially strong, by +14.3%, while there was a decline in sales of 2.1% in underground pipeline engineering and sewage treatment plant construction.

Methodological notes:

The results relate to all construction companies. The explanations on the statistics and the quality reports on the construction industry provide further methodological information.

Basic data and long time series on the main construction trade can be called up via table 44151-0001 (turnover, employees) in the GENESIS-Online database and under the heading Economic indicators.

The complete press release as well as further information and functions are available on the website of the Federal Statistical Office at https://www.destatis.de/pressemitteilungen to find.

Further information:

Business surveys in the construction industry

Phone: +49 611 75 4733


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