Construction Base 2010 (Various indices for)

Dernière mise à jour le : 26/10/2017

Présentation de l'opération

Organisme producteur :

Insee, Direction des statistiques d’entreprises (DSE)

Type d'opération :

Producer cost indices

Objectifs :

In application of Decree 2014-114 of 7 February 2014 and of circular of 16 May 2014 (BOAC 60 September-October 2014) the responsibility of building (BT), public works (TP) and various construction (ID) indices is transferred to INSEE. The building (BT), public works (TP) and various construction (ID) indices were announced in the Official Journal of December 20, 2014 and published on January 16th, 2015 in base 2010 since January 2010 until October 2014.
The base change means a change of reference period (average  2010 = 100), but also an update of weights and methodological conventions.
These indices are used for escalation and update of construction contracts. 

Thèmes abordés :

Costs, construction

Champ de l'opération

Champ géographique :

Metropolitan France and overseas departments 

Champ(s) statistique(s) couvert(s) :

See associated documents

Caractéristiques techniques

Unité statistique enquêtée :

Conceptually, the statistical unit observed on its costs is a branch or sub-branch of activity of French construction companies or construction related companies.

Périodicité de l'opération :


Période et mode de collecte :

The various indices for Construction do not give rise to a new survey, but use existing public statistics, including from survey on Producer Price Indices (OPISE), which provide the elementary indices.

Historique :

BOAC 60 de septembre-octobre 2014
Before Decree 2014-114 of 7 February 2014 and circular of 16 May 2014 (BOAC 60 September-October 2014), the Building (BT), Public Works (TP) and various construction indices were compiled and disseminated under the responsibility of Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, since 1974 for most Building indices, 1975 for most Public Works indices, 1973 or diverse dates after 2000 for various ndices.

Méthodologie :

Various indices for Construction are cost indices for different  construction activity, apprehended from 7 line-items in a cost accounting approach: "capital goods", "labour costs" once called "salaries and costs", "energy", "materials", "miscellaneous expenses", "transport", “waste” similar to the productivity economists' approach called "KLEMST" (K = capital for "material", L = Labour ," E = energy, M = materials, S = Service for "miscellaneous expenses" T = transport). The structure and weights of various construction indices have been reviewed on the occasion of new base and reference 2010.

(See also methodological note) 

Autres spécifications :

Various indices for Construction are released during the third month following the month under review, on the site of the Macro-economic database BDM in the topic "Prices and price indices" under "Construction producer costs".
They are also published in the Official Journal.