In Q4 2015, dwellings maintenance and improvement work prices decreased by 0.1%Dwellings maintenance and improvement price index - 4th Quarter 2015

In Q4 2015, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) decreased by 0.1%; it was stable during the previous quarter. Over a year, it rose by 0.3%.

In Q4 2015, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) decreased by 0.1%; it was stable during the previous quarter. Over a year, it rose by 0.3%.

In Q4, prices increased mainly in roofing activities (+1.2%). On the contrary, they decreased notably in plumbing (−0.7%), in electrical installation (−0.6%) and in painting and floor and wall covering (−0.3%).

Compared to Q4 2014, prices increased in roofing activities (+1.3%), metal joinery works (+1.2%), heat and air-conditioning installation (+0.7%), wood and PVC joinery works (+0.4%). On the contrary, prices decreased in painting and floor and wall covering (−0.3%).

Producer cost index in specialised construction in existing buildings (ICP-43BTR) decreased slightly in Q4 2015 (−0.2% q-o-q), and fell by 0.6% over a year.

graphipeaUK – Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost indices

  • Source: INSEE

Graph6aUK – Changes in dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index

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Graph6cUK – Changes in dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index

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Graph6bUK – Changes in dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index

TABIPEA – Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost index

Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost index
Weights 2015Q4 Q/Q-1 Q/Q-4
Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) 1 000 106.0 −0.1 +0.3
Masonry works and building structural works 169 104.4 −0.1 0.0
Painting and floor and wall covering 169 102.3 −0.3 −0.3
Wood and PVC joinery works 155 109.1 −0.2 +0.4
Heat and air-conditioning installation 107 108.0 −0.1 +0.7
Plumbing 101 110.1 −0.7 −0.1
Roofing activities 94 105.8 +1.2 +1.3
Electrical installation 92 104.0 −0.6 −0.4
Metal joinery works and ironwork 63 108.7 +0.2 +1.2
Plastering 50 102.4 +0.3 +0.3
Producer cost index in specialised construction in existing buildings (ICP-43BTR) 1 000 104.9 −0.2 −0.6
  • In %, raw data, base and reference 100 in 2010
  • Source: INSEE

TabREV – Revision of the variations (in points)

Revision of the variations (in points)
2015Q3
IPEA +0.2
Masonry works and building structural works +0.1
Painting and floor and wall covering +0.3
Wood and PVC joinery works +0.4
Heat and air-conditioning installation +0.2
Plumbing +0.3
Roofing activities ///
Electrical installation ///
Metal joinery works and ironwork ///
Plastering −0.3
  • How to read it: the change of the “Painting and floor and wall covering” price index between the second and the third quarter of 2015 is revised upward by 0.3 points. Published in November 2015 at 0.0%, it is now estimated at +0.3%.
  • Source: INSEE