Construction Cost Index, Q3, 2019

  • 10/12/2019

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published Construction Cost Index (CCI) in the third quarter of 2019 (Q3 2019).

In total, Construction Cost Index in Kosovo decreased by (-0.4%) in Q3 2019 compared to Q2 2019. The largest decrease was observed in categories: materials (-1.1%), salaries (-0.3%), and other costs (-0.1%).

Price decrease was counteracted mainly by the increase of prices in categories of: transport (9.6%), energy (2.1%), and machinery (0.5%).

Compared to Q3 2019 with the same period of the previous year (Q3 2018), the Construction Cost Index increased by 0.5%. The increase in the index was mainly observed in the categories of: transport (13.0%), salaries (1.7%), other costs (1.4%), and machinery (1.1%).

In this period there was a decrease in: energy (-0.7%) and materials (-0.4%).