RECENTLY RELEASED

02.06.2020

Statistics Austria's new Directorate General as of 1 June 2020

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With effect from 1 June 2020, Tobias Thomas was appointed Director General-Statistics at Statistics Austria. Gabriela Petrovic has been reappointed Director General-Finance, a position she holds since 2000.

02.06.2020

Turnover in industry and construction decreased by 5.1% in January and February 2020; construction +7.8%

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A total of 66 216 enterprises in the entire industry and construction sector (+0.7% compared to the previous year) turned over €45.0 bn (‑5.1%) in the reporting period January and February 2020. The working-day adjusted turnover for industry and construction decreased by 4.3%. These figures coupled with a slightly increasing employment (960 728 persons, +1.2%).

29.05.2020

Real estate prices continue to rise in 2019

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Residential property prices as measured by the Austrian house price index increased by 5.8% in 2019. House prices increased by 4.6% and flats by 6.7% compared to 2018. Furthermore, the 2019 update of the average real estate prices shows large regional differences in Austrian regions. The Austrian average was €80 per square meter of building plots, €3 226 per square meter in apartments and €1 600 per square meter in houses.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

April 2020CPI 2015

Inflation1.5%

Index108.1

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Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government surplus 190.7%

Government debt 1970.4%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%