Construction Cost Index, Q1 2021

  • 08/06/2021

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the Construction Cost Index in Kosovo (CCI) in the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021).

The total Construction Cost Index in Kosovo increased by 3.7% in Q1 2021 compared to Q4 2020. The largest increase was observed to materials (4.7%); energy (3.0%); other costs (2.1%); machinery (1.3%); and wages (1.2%).

Meanwhile, compared the Q1 2021 with the same period of the previous year (Q1 2020), the Construction Cost Index increased by 5.3%. The increase of the index was mainly observed in the categories: materials (7.9%); energy (5.5%); machinery (2.7%); and other costs (0.6%).

The increase of prices was counteracted mainly with the decrease of prices of: transport (-10.3%) and wages (-0.2%).