In the first quarter of 2012, the “Cost-of-Construction Index” increased by 4.05% over a yearConstruction cost index - 1rst Quarter of 2012

In the fourth quarter of 2011, the “Cost-of-Construction Index” (CCI) stood at 1,617 versus 1,638 the previous quarter. Over a year, CCI increased by 4.05%, versus a 6.85% annual growth in the fourth quarter of 2011.

In the fourth quarter of 2011, the “Cost-of-Construction Index” (CCI) stood at 1,617 versus 1,638 the previous quarter. Over a year, CCI increased by 4.05%, versus a 6.85% annual growth in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Tableau 1 – Cost-of-construction index

Cost-of-construction index
Dates CCI Percentage change over a one-year period (Q/Q-4) %
2008 Q1 1,497 + 8.09
2008 Q2 1,562 + 8.85
2008 Q3 1,594 + 10.46
2008 Q4 1,523 + 3.32
2009 Q1 1,503 + 0.40
2009 Q2 1,498 – 4.10
2009 Q3 1,502 – 5.77
2009 Q4 1,507 – 1.05
2010 Q1 1,508 + 0.33
2010 Q2 1,517 + 1.27
2010 Q3 1,520 + 1.20
2010 Q4 1,533 + 1.73
2011 Q1 1,554 + 3.05
2011 Q2 1,593 + 5.01
2011 Q3 1,624 + 6.84
2011 Q4 1,638 + 6.85
2012 Q1 1,617 + 4.05
2012 Q2
2012 Q3
2012 Q4
  • Reminder: the historical series since 1953
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graphiccUK – Cost of construction index (CCI)

graphbtUK – Cost of factor of production for construction (BT01 index)

The method of CCI computation changed in the first quarter of 2010.

CCI is now compiled by econometric methods called "hedonic" that can calculate a pure price change based on characteristics of the construction observed by the survey "cost of new housings” (PRLN in French).

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