The economic climate is dull in public works in the fourth quarter 2011Quaterly survey of public works - January 2012

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2012, the economic climate is dull in public works in the fourth quarter 2011.

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2012, the economic climate is dull in public works in the fourth quarter 2011.

tableau1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Apr. 11 July. 11 Oct. 11 Jan. 12
Past activity –6 27 28 9 15
- of which public-sector project –10 19 15 –5 –1
- of which private-sector project –11 20 23 –1 2
Expected activity –15 6 3 –8 –16
- of which public-sector project –16 –4 –6 –13 –26
- of which private-sector project –17 3 6 –14 –23
Opinion on order books –28 –24 –13 –15 –11
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 24 10 16 13 8
Expected workforce –17 2 9 –7 –9
  • * Mean since january 1981
  • Sources : FNTP et Insee

Activity – Activity tendency in public works