Press releases

Press releases can be filtered by topic or date in the release calendar. They are also available as PDF downloads in the respective statistical topic area. For press releases published before 1 January 2022, please contact presse@statistik.gv.at

June 2022
Date Title
2022-06-27 Substantially more traffic accidents on heat days
2022-06-27 Environmental industry generated 42 bn in 2020
2022-06-24 Foreign trade deficit rose sharply in 2021
2022-06-24 Cows' milk production slightly increased in 2021
2022-06-23 Contribution of tourism to GDP decreased in 2020
2022-06-17 Inflation increased to 7.7 % in May 2022
2022-06-15 Construction costs increased further in May 2022
2022-06-14 Health expenditure increased by 12.6 % in 2021
2022-06-10 Production index was up by 9.1% in April 2022
2022-06-10 Fewer new passenger car registrations in May 2022
2022-06-09 Monthly average rent including running costs in Q1 2022 at 8.5 euros per square metre
2022-06-09 33 % less unemployed than in first quarter 2021
2022-06-08 Foreign trade continues to grow in March 2022
2022-06-07 Wholesale prices in May 25.1 % above prior year
2022-06-03 Austria's service and retail trade enterprises with turnover increase in the first quarter of 2022
2022-06-02 Austrian Recovery Barometer - Austria's economy grew strongly in Q1 2022
2022-06-01 Tourist winter season 2021/22 closed with 52.7 million nights spent
May 2022
Date Title
2022-05-31 Inflation in May 2022 expected at 8.0% according to flash estimate
2022-05-31 Despite high death rate in 2021, population increase due to immigration
2022-05-31 More marriages and fewer divorces in 2021
2022-05-30 Road freight transport 2021: transport volume increased by 7.4% to 403.5 million tonnes
2022-05-30 Turnover in industry and construction for April 2022 significantly above pre-crisis level (+41.1%); but growth is losing dynamic
2022-05-30 Average Real Estate Prices for the year 2021
2022-05-30 Industrial producer prices rose by 21.5% in April 2022 
2022-05-25 39% of all owned houses and dwellings repaid loans 2021
2022-05-25 Religious affiliation 2021: three quarters profess a religion
2022-05-19 Naturalisations doubled to 4 865 in the first quarter of 2022; almost 40% of the newly naturalised are descendants of Nazi victims
2022-05-18 Inflation increased to 7.2% in April 2022 (HICP: 7.1%)
2022-05-13 Construction costs further increased in April 2022
2022-05-12 Education in Figures 2020/21: more pupils eligible for promotion, higher pass rates at the main date of the "Matura" examinations and more students at public universities
2022-05-10 Production index in March 2022 increased by 3.7%
2022-05-10 Significant increase of construction output price in the first quarter of 2022
2022-05-10 A quarter fewer new passenger car registrations in April 2022
2022-05-10 Bankruptcies sharply increased again in the first quarter of 2022; registrations decreased
2022-05-06 International trade in goods in February 2022: imports +21.1%, exports +14.7%
2022-05-06 Wholesale prices increased by 26.0% in April 2022
2022-05-04 Turnover of Austrian retail trade increased by 2.6% in March 2022
2022-05-04 Number of holiday trips increased in 2021, but still well below 2019 pre-crisis level

 

April 2022
Date Title
2022-04-29 Inflation in April 2022 expected at 7.2% according to flash estimate
2022-04-29 Per capita consumption of beer down in 2020/21; potato consumption up
2022-04-29 Industrial producer prices increased by 21.2% in March 2022
2022-04-28 Fewer road fatalities in 2021, but all-time-high figures for injured cyclists
2022-04-28 COVID-19 pandemic caused a rise in share of persons in households with low work intensity; social transfers have a stabilizing effect on household income situation
2022-04-28 Turnover in industry and construction for March 2022 significantly above pre-crisis level (+54.9%); transport volume in road freight transport increased in the first quarter of 2022
2022-04-26 Austria's population has passed the nine million mark
2022-04-22 Austrian research intensity expected to be 3.26% in 2022
2022-04-21 Transport volume by rail increased by 4.8% in 2021
2022-04-21 Inflation increased to 6.8% in March 2022 (HICP: 6.7%)
2022-04-20 Significant decline in residential construction activity in 2021
2022-04-15 Austrian COVID-19 vaccination as well as recovery status differs by age, employment and educational level
2022-04-15 Substantial increases in all construction branches in March 2022
2022-04-14 Number of deaths in Austria increased stepwise since the beginning of the year
2022-04-11 17.5% fewer new passenger car registrations in the first quarter of 2022; one-fifth fewer motor vehicles
2022-04-08 International trade in goods in January 2022 shows strong growth in comparison to January 2021; imports +32.0%, exports +21.3%
2022-04-08 Production index in February 2022 increased by 12.2%
2022-04-07 Wholesale prices increased by 25.6% in March 2022
2022-04-06 Number of persons employed in trade and in services increased in 2021
2022-04-06 Graduates of public universities succeed in entering the labour market quickly
2022-04-05 Statistics Austria observes social impact of the Corona Crisis: one out of three is affected by decrease of household income, every sixth person reports an increase
2022-04-01 Public Finances 2021: government deficit at 5.9% of GDP, government debt at 82.8%
2022-04-01 Inflation in March 2022 expected at 6.8% according to flash estimate
March 2022
Date Title
2022-03-31 Household saving rate decreased to 11.8% in Austria
2022-03-30 European Peer Review 2022: Quality and independence of Statistics Austria will be reviewed
2022-03-30 Industrial producer prices went up by 18.9% in February 2022
2022-03-30 Turnover in industry and construction in February 2022 rose by 40.3% compared to February 2021 and by 42.1% compared to February 2019
2022-03-30 Freight transport volume on the river Danube increased by 0.3% in 2021
2022-03-25 Current Winter season 2021/22 with 33.2 million nights spent still well below pre-crisis level
2022-03-24 House Price Index rose by 12.3% in 2021
2022-03-18 Number of private households exeeded the 4 million mark in 2021
2022-03-17 Average monthly rent in 2021 was €8.3 per square metre, for newly contracted private rents €10.1
2022-03-17 Austrian labour market in 2021: gradual recovery in the course of the year
2022-03-17 Inflation increased to 5.9% in February 2022 (HICP: 5.5%)
2022-03-15 Construction costs in February 2022 continue to be significantly above previous year's level
2022-03-15 Graduates of the Austrian "Matura" during corona pandemic very successful
2022-03-11 The larger the household, the lower the expenditures per adult equivalent
2022-03-10 Production index in January 2022 increased by 13.9%
2022-03-09 International trade in goods 2021: significant increases in imports (+23.2%) and exports (+16.1%)
2022-03-09 Around one-fifth fewer new passenger car registrations in February 2022; share of alternatively powered passenger cars 39%
2022-03-09 45% of the pupils, 83% of the teachers in schools and 84% of the university students had a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate at the beginning of February
2022-03-07 Wholesale prices increased by 16.3% in February 2022
2022-03-04 Austria's service and retail trade enterprises with turnover increase in 2021
2022-03-04 Austrian Recovery Barometer: Austria's GDP grows by 4.5% in 2021; economic output at year-end just below pre-crisis level
2022-03-03 International Women's Day 2022: Gender Pay Gap remains high at 18.9%
2022-03-03 Approximately 9% of all deaths in Austria in 2021 due to COVID-19
2022-03-02 Inflation in February 2022 expected at 5.9% according to flash estimate
2022-03-02 Wine production increased to 2.46 million hectolitres in 2021
2022-03-01 Significant decline in labour leasing during corona virus pandemic
February 2022
Date Title
2022-02-28 Industrial producer prices rose by 18.4% in January 2022
2022-02-28 Turnover in industry and construction in January 2022 rose by 40.2% compared to January 2021
2022-02-25 First half of the 2021/22 winter tourism season with almost 20 million nights spent 41.5% below pre-crisis level
2022-02-24 Commercial aviation 2021: Passenger volume increased by 20.3%, but still well below pre-crisis level
2022-02-24 Around 5.13 million passenger cars registered in Austria at the end of 2021; three quarters more electric cars than in the previous year
2022-02-23 Inflation increased to 5.0% in January 2022 (HICP: 4.5%)
2022-02-22 Agricultural income increased moderately in 2021 according to preliminary estimates
2022-02-22 Austrian COVID-19 vaccination and recovery status depends on employment, educational level and age
2022-02-17 Number of deaths in Austria in early February below the level of previous years    
2022-02-17 Number of naturalisations in 2021 rises by 80% to 16 171; almost 40% of the newly naturalised are descendants of victims of the Nazi regime
2022-02-16 More cattle, sheep and goats, but fewer pigs in 2021; slight increase in slaughterings
2022-02-15 4 827 fewer births than deaths in 2021; number of births increased by 2.4% compared to 2020
2022-02-15 Population reaches 8.98 million at the beginning of 2022
2022-02-15 Increasing costs in all construction branches in January 2022
2022-02-15 More marriages (+1.3%) and fewer divorces (-4.8%) in 2021 than in the previous year
2022-02-10 Number of deaths end of January on similar level as before the pandemic    
2022-02-10 Production index in December 2021 increased by 3.9%
2022-02-10 Construction output prices increased significantly in 2021
2022-02-10 COVID-19 pandemic caused a significant rise in public current health expenditure
2022-02-09 10.5% more new passenger car registrations at the beginning of 2022
2022-02-09 Bankruptcies in the fourth quarter of 2021 above pre-crisis level; continued slowdown in registrations
2022-02-07 International trade in goods in November 2021 shows strong growth in comparison to November 2020; imports +23,9%, exports +19,0%
2022-02-07 Wholesale price index increased by 15.5% in January 2022
2022-02-04 Austrian retail sector with turnover growth in 2021
2022-02-04 146 000 job vacancies on average in Austria in 2021: highest level since the start of the survey
2022-02-03 Rise in number of deaths since mid-January
2022-02-02 Inflation in January 2022 expected at 5.1% according to flash estimate
January 2022
Date Title
2022-01-31 Number of traffic fatalities in Q3 2021 at pre-pandemic level; significantly more accidents on heat days
2022-01-28 Poultry production 2021: more eggs for hatching and more slaughterings
2022-01-28 Turnover in industry and construction for December 2021 significantly above pre-crisis level (+44.7%); transport volume in road freight transport decreased in the fourth quarter of 2021
2022-01-28 Industrial producer prices increased by 16.7% in December 2021; annual rate 2021: +7.9%
2022-01-27 Cancer in Austria 2019: 375 749 cancer patients and 41 775 new cases
2022-01-27 Number of deaths continues to decrease mid-January
2022-01-26 Tourism 2021: Almost one fifth fewer nights spent than in 2020, 48% fewer than in 2019
2022-01-25 Significantly lower mortality rates among persons vaccinated against COVID-19 compared to unvaccinated persons
2022-01-21 Fewer accommodation establishments and beds in the tourism year 2020/21
2022-01-20 Number of deaths at the beginning of the year on the same level as before the pandemic
2022-01-20 Inflation remains at 4.3% in December 2021 (HICP: 3.8%)
2022-01-20 XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXSpezialindizes 2021: Preisindex des privaten Pkw-Verkehrs stieg am stärksten, etwas geringer ist die Teuerung für den Wocheneinkauf, deutlich geringer jene des täglichen Einkaufs
2022-01-20 Average annual inflation rate of consumer prices at 2.8% in 2021 (HICP: 2.8%)
2022-01-17 New passenger car registrations in 2021 27.2% below pre-crisis level; new registrations of alternatively powered passenger cars continue to rise strongly
2022-01-14 More than 90 000 deaths in 2021; life expectancy remains below pre-pandemic level
2022-01-14 Construction costs in 2021 significantly above previous year
2022-01-10 Production index in November 2021 increased by 7.4%
2022-01-07 International trade in goods in October 2021 shows an increase in comparison to October 2020; imports +14.0%, exports +7.9%
2022-01-07 Inflation in December 2021 expected at 4.3% according to flash estimate
2022-01-05 Wholesale prices in 2021 on average 10.4% higher than in 2020
2022-01-05 Number of deaths decreased in mid-December
2022-01-03 Strong increases for regional foreign trade in first half year 2021

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