Building and Construction Inquiry

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Details of employment, labour costs, turnover, purchases, stocks and assets, classified by type of construction activity.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

CSO Building and Construction Inquiry.

Scope

Firms in the private sector whose main activity is construction of buildings, civil engineering or specialised construction activities.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

2008, historical publications: 1995, with 1981 for some series

Timeliness

19 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Turnover size
    Less than 200,000; 200,000-999,999; 1,000,000-4,999,999; 5,000,000-9,999,999; 10,000,000-49,999,999; 50,000,000+.
  • Industry (NACE)
    Construction sectors listed by NACE Rev 2 Classification.
  • Enterprise size (persons engaged)
    Less than 10 persons; 10-19; 20-49; 50-99; 100-199; 200-249; 250-499; 500+ persons.

Theme

Business Sectors - Construction

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2017-05-09

Keywords

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