Construction

Construction involves activities like the erection, extension, repair or reconstruction of a permanent structure. Construction is based on building design documentation which determines the size and structural design of the structure.

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Construction volumes increased in the 2nd quarter

news release no 89

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2017 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 18%. Taking into account only the Estonian construction market, the construction volumes increased 25%.

Construction volume index and its trend, 1st quarter 2003 – 2nd quarter 2017

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Construction volumes increased in the 1st quarter

news release no 60

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 20%. Taking into account only the Estonian construction market, the construction volumes increased 18%. It is the biggest increase in construction volumes in the last five years.

Construction volume index and its trend, 1st quarter 2003

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Construction volumes increased in 2016

news release no 20

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2016 the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and in foreign countries amounted to 2.1 billion euros, which was 3% more than in 2015. The construction volumes increased after two years of decline.

Construction volume index, 2000–2016

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Construction volumes stayed on the level of the previous year in the 3rd quarter

news release no 129

to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2016 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 0.5%.

Diagram: Construction volume index and its trend, 1st quarter 2003 – 3rd quarter 2016

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Construction volumes increased in the 2nd quarter

news release no 95

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2016 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 4%.

Diagram: Construction volume index and its trend

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Construction

Eesti statistika aastaraamat. 2016. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia (p. 324)
Jaanika Tiido

In 2014, construction volumes decreased. What can be considered the main keyword of the year in construction is the new financing period of the European Union (EU). Due to the new period, investments and public procurements have decreased. As a result of the low demand of the public sector and the reduced number of public procurements, builders focused more on private clients. Besides that, additional business opportunities are sought more increasingly, for example cofinancing of development projects and greater co-operation in building contracts between the public and private sectors. Private housing construction has been on the rise, but this has not covered the decrease in the number of state orders.

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Construction volumes increased in the 1st quarter

news release no 61

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2016 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 3%. If only the Estonian construction market is taken into account, the construction volumes increased 5%.

Diagram: Construction volume index and its trend

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Construction volumes decreased in 2015

news release no 21

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2015 the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and in foreign countries amounted to 2.0 billion euros, which is 5% less than in 2014. The construction volumes have decreased for two years in a row.

Diagram: Construction volume index, 2000–2015

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Construction volumes decreased in the 3rd quarter

news release no 126

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries decreased 5%. If only the Estonian construction market is taken into account, the construction volumes decreased 10%.

Diagram: Construction volume index and its trend, 1st quarter 2000 – 3rd quarter 2015

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Construction volumes decreased in the 2nd quarter

news release no 90

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries decreased 6%. The construction volumes have decreased for two years in a row.

Diagram: Construction volume index

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