UK's construction output continued to recover following a relatively weak start to the year, increasing by 2.1% in Quarter 3
Construction output continued to recover following a relatively weak start to the year, increasing by 2.1% in Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2018; this follows a fall of 1.6% in Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2018 and an increase of 0.8% in Quarter 2 (Apr to June) 2018.
Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2018 was driven by all new work which increased by 2.8%, and repair and maintenance which increased by 1.0%.
Construction output increased by 1.7% between August and September 2018, this was driven by an increase in all new work which increased by 2.8%; this was partly offset by a fall of 0.3% in repair and maintenance.
The level of the all work series for September 2018 reached £13,995 million – a record high since the monthly records began in January 2010.
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