The economic climate turned sour in public works in the last quarter 2010Quaterly survey of public works - January 2011

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2011, the economic climate turned sour in public works in the last quarter 2010.

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2011, the economic climate turned sour in public works in the last quarter 2010.

tableau1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Apr. 10 Jul. 10 Oct. 10 Jan. 11
Past activity –6 –41 –14 –6 –27
- of which public-sector project –11 –45 –17 –18 –38
- of which private-sector project –11 –46 –33 –6 –25
Expected activity –15 –20 –20 –17 –6
- of which public-sector project –17 –27 –26 –25 –7
- of which private-sector project –18 –26 –22 –14 –7
Opinion on order books –28 –47 –49 –39 –32
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 24 6 5 5 8
Expected workforce –17 –20 –21 –11 –15
  • * Mean since january 1981
  • Sources : FNTP et Insee

Activity – Activity tendency in public works