The economic outlook remains drab in public worksQuaterly survey of public works - null

According to the entrepreneurs interviewed in July 2009, the activity remains drab in public works.

According to the entrepreneurs interviewed in July 2009, the activity remains drab in public works.

Tableau 1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Oct. 08 Jan. 09 Apr. 09 Jul. 09
Past activity -6 -30 -51 -51 -53
Expected activity -15 -45 -50 -54 -35
Opinion on order books -27 -36 -61 -58 -57
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 25 13 10 6 4
Expected workforce -17 -14 -22 -26 -25
  • * Mean since january 1981

Activity – Activity tendency in public works

Workforce – Expected workforce size tendency in public works