In the fourth quarter of 2014, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index increased by 0.2%Dwellings maintenance and improvement price index - 4th quarter 2014

In the fourth quarter of 2014, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased by 0.2% after being stable in the past two quarters. Over a year, it rose by 0.5%.

In the fourth quarter of 2014, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased by 0.2% after being stable in the past two quarters. Over a year, it rose by 0.5%.

Prices increased in the fourth quarter in wood and PVC joinery works (+0.7%), electrical installation (+0.4%), in metal joinery works and ironwork (+0.2%), and at lesser extent in masonry works and building structural works (+0.1%), in plastering (+0.1%) and in plumbing (+0.1%).

Prices were flat in painting and floor and wall covering and in Roofing activities.

Prices declined slowly in heat and air-conditioning installation (–0.1%).

Maintenance and improvement cost index” (BT50) decreased in Q4 2014 (-0.2%) and was flat over a year.

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

Dwellings maintenance and improvement price and cost index (IPEA et BT50)
Change (%)
Weights 2014Q4 Q/Q-1 Q/Q-4
IPEA 1 000 105.8 + 0.2 + 0.5
Masonry works and building structural works 169 104.5 + 0.1 + 1.0
Painting and floor and wall covering 169 102.6 - 0.0 - 0.1
Wood and PVC joinery works 155 108.8 + 0.7 + 1.4
heat and air-conditioning installation 107 107.2 - 0.1 + 0.2
Plumbing 101 110.1 + 0.1 + 0.3
Roofing activities 94 104.4 - 0.0 - 0.6
Electrical installation 92 104.5 + 0.4 + 0.7
Metal joinery works and ironwork 63 107.5 + 0.2 + 0.7
Plastering 50 102.2 + 0.1 + 1.4
BT 50 1 000 106.8 - 0.2 0.0
  • Raw data, weights and reference 100 in 2010
  • Sources: INSEE, Ministry of Ecology

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

Revision of each dwellings maintenance and improvement work price indices (in points)
2014Q3
IPEA ///
Masonry works and building structural works + 0.2
Painting and floor and wall covering ////
Wood and PVC joinery works ////
heat and air-conditioning installation - 0.2
Plumbing ////
Roofing activities ////
Electrical installation + 0.1
Metal joinery works and ironwork ////
Plastering ////
  • How to read it: the change of the index of masonry works and building structural works between the second quarter and the third quarter of 2014 published in November 2014 is updated up by +0.2%.
  • Source: INSEE

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

  • Sources: INSEE, Ministry of Ecology

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

Graph6aUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes

Graph6bUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes

Graph6cUK – Changes in main dwellings maintenance and improvement price indexes

  • Sources: INSEE, Ministry of Ecology