Construction Cost Index, Q2 2019

  • 10/09/2019

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published “Construction Cost Index in Kosovo” (CCI)) in the second quarter of 2019 (Q2 2019), with the base year 2015 = 100.

Total Construction Cost Index in Kosovo increased by 1.0% in Q2 2019 compared to Q1 2019. The largest increase was observed in the categories: materials (1.0%); salaries (2.0%); machinery (0.6%); and other costs (0.1%).

Price increases were counteracted mainly by the decrease of prices in transport (-1.2%) and energy (-0.1%).

Compared to Q2 2019 with the same period of the previous year (Q2 2018), the Construction Cost Index increased by 1.4%. The increase was mainly observed in the following categories: materials (0.6%); salaries (2.0%); machinery (0.6%); transport (17.8%); and other costs (2.1%).

Energy decreased by (-1.2%) compared to the same period of the previous year.