In the third quarter of 2013, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index increased by 0.2%Dwellings maintenance and improvement price index - 3rd Quarter 2013

In the third quarter of 2013, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased by 0.2% after a flat second quarter (0.0 %). Over a year, IPEA rose by 1.3 %, while “maintenance and improvement cost index” (BT50) went up by 0.9 %.

In the third quarter of 2013, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased by 0.2% after a flat second quarter (0.0 %). Over a year, IPEA rose by 1.3 %, while “maintenance and improvement cost index” (BT50) went up by 0.9 %.

Prices increased in plumbing (+ 0.8 %, and + 2.7 % over a year), electrical installation (+ 0.6 %, and 0.0 % over a year), roofing activities (+ 0.6 %, and + 2.0 % over a year), wood and PVC joinery works (+ 0.2 %, and + 2.1 % over a year) and masonry works and building structural works (+ 0.2 %, and + 1.0 % over a year).

They were steady in painting and floor and wall covering (0.0 %, and + 0.1 % over a year) and in metal joinery works and ironwork (- 0.1 % and + 1.5 % over a year).

Tableau 1 – Dwellings maintenance and improvement price and cost index (IPEA et BT50)

Dwellings maintenance and improvement price and cost index (IPEA et BT50)
Change (%)
Weights 2013Q3 Q/Q-1 Q/Q-4
IPEA 1 000 104.9 + 0.2 + 1.3
Masonry works and building structural works 169 102.8 + 0.2 + 1.0
Painting and floor and wall covering 169 102.5 0.0 + 0.1
Wood and PVC joinery works 155 107.0 + 0.2 + 2.1
heat and air-conditioning installation 107 106.8 - 0.5 + 2.0
Plumbing 101 109.6 + 0.8 + 2.7
Roofing activities 94 105.1 + 0.6 + 2.0
Electrical installation 92 103.5 + 0.6 0.0
Metal joinery works and ironwork 63 106.2 - 0.1 + 1.5
Plastering 50 100.4 + 0.2 - 1.0
BT 50 1 000 106.8 + 0.1 + 0.9
  • Raw data, weights and reference 100 in 2010
  • Sources : Insee, Ministry of Ecology

Prices decreased in heat and air-conditioning installation (- 0.5 %, but + 2.0 % over a year).

Tableau 4 – Revision of each dwellings maintenance and improvement work price indices (in points)

Revision of each dwellings maintenance and improvement work price indices (in points)
2013T2
IPEA + 0.1
Masonry works and building structural works + 0.1
Painting and floor and wall covering ///
Wood and PVC joinery works ///
heat and air-conditioning installation - 0.1
Plumbing ///
Roofing activities ///
Electrical installation + 0.1
Metal joinery works and ironwork ///
Plastering + 0.8
  • Reading note: the change of the IPEA index between the first quarter of 2013 and the second quarter of 2013 published in September 2013 was +0.1 %. It is updated to +0.2 %, that is to say a revision of 0.1 %.
  • Sources : Insee, Ministry of Ecology

graphipeaUK – Dwellings maintenance and improvementprice and cost index (IPEA et BT50)

GraphFamilleUK – Quarterly changes in dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes (%)

Graph6aUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes

Graph6cUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes

Graph6bUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes