The IHS Markit Germany Construction PMI fell to 53 in April 2019 from 55.6 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the weakest expansion in construction activity in three months, as both housing and commercial building work growth eased and civil engineering activity dropped. Also, new order work slowed to a six-month low and both job creation rate and buying levels rose at the softest pace since January. On the price front, input cost inflation went up at the weakest rate since May last year and output cost inflation slowed. Finally, optimism eased to a four-month low, amid concerns towards the outlook for the car industry and slowdown in order book growth. Construction Pmi in Germany is reported by Markit Economics.

Construction Pmi in Germany is expected to be 54.10 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 10.30 13.50 48.30 -38.90 percent [+]
Housing Index 157.72 155.74 157.72 95.50 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 51.40 51.70 53.40 51.40 percent [+]
Building Permits 19501.00 23983.00 31125.00 9738.00 [+]
Construction Pmi 53.00 55.60 59.80 45.50 [+]
Construction Orders 1.10 11.60 23.80 -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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.00 55.60 59.80 45.50 2013 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 42.60 Apr/19
Euro Area 52.10 Apr/19
France 50.80 Apr/19
Germany 53.00 Apr/19
Italy 52.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 50.50 Apr/19


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