The IHS Markit Germany Construction PMI rose to 53.3 in December 2018 from 51.3 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the second straight expansion in construction activity and the fastest since May. Driving this was a robust and accelerated increase in homebuilding, the fastest since last May. Growth in commercial activity moderated slightly and was only modest overall, while work on civil engineering projects decreased for the second month running. New orders growth was at 11-month high and employment grew the most in 8 months. Also, purchasing activity went up to the greatest extent in 4 months. On the price front, input cost inflation remained strong overall, linked to higher energy and transport costs. Looking ahead, business confidence rebounded further from October's near three-year low, though the degree of positive sentiment remained much weaker than earlier in 2018. Construction Pmi in Germany is reported by Markit Economics.

Construction Pmi in Germany is expected to be 54.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Pmi in Germany to stand at 53.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Construction Pmi is projected to trend around 52.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Construction Output -1.90 0.40 48.30 -38.90 percent [+]
Housing Index 154.18 154.20 154.90 95.50 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 51.70 51.90 53.40 51.70 percent [+]
Building Permits 24016.00 25293.00 31125.00 9738.00 [+]
Construction Pmi 53.30 51.30 59.80 45.50 [+]
Construction Orders 4.10 2.70 25.10 -23.20 percent [+]

Germany Construction Pmi

The Germany Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® is based on original survey data collected from a representative panel of over 200 companies based in the German construction sector. Data are collected at mid-month, asking respondents to compare a variety of construction conditions with the situation one month ago. A reading of below 50.0 indicates that the construction activity is generally declining, above 50.0 that it is generally expanding and exactly 50.0 indicates no change on the level recorded the previous month. This page provides - Germany Construction Pmi- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Germany Construction Pmi - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.30 51.30 59.80 45.50 2013 - 2018 Monthly

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Australia 42.60 Dec/18
Euro Area 53.10 Dec/18
France 53.00 Dec/18
Germany 53.30 Dec/18
Italy 52.80 Dec/18
United Kingdom 52.80 Dec/18