Construction Cost Index, Q2 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.