In July 2011, the economic climate turns sour in the building crafts sectorQuarterly survey of the building crafts sector - Juillet 2011

According to the contractors surveyed in July 2011, the economic climate turns sour in the building crafts sec-tor.

Warning : seasonal coefficients were updated for this survey.

According to the contractors surveyed in July 2011, the economic climate turns sour in the building crafts sector.

Activity – Activity tendency in the building crafts sector

tableau1 – Building crafts sector economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Building crafts sector economic outlook
Mean* Oct. 10 Jan. 11 Apr. 11 July. 11
Past activity –2 –11 –8 –7 –10
Expected activity –6 –5 –3 –6 –10
General business outlook –17 –18 –15 –7 –18
Past employment –2 –7 –5 –5 –6
Expected employment –2 –8 –3 –4 0
Hiring problems (in %) 43 38 34 38 38
Apprentice training (in %) 37 35 36 41 42
  • * Mean since october 1990.