In Q2 2016, dwellings maintenance and improvement work prices increased slightly (+0.2%)Dwellings maintenance and improvement price index - 2nd Quarter 2016

In Q2 2016, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased slightly (+0.2% after +0.4% in Q1 2016).

In Q2 2016, dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased slightly (+0.2% after +0.4% in Q1 2016).

Prices increased mainly in electrical installation (+0.9%), and, to a lesser extent, in metal joinery works and ironwork (+0.3%). They were stable in plumbing and virtually stable in the other activities.

Over a year, dwellings maintenance and improvement work prices accelerated (+0.6% after +0.5 in Q2 2016 and +0.3% in Q4 2015). They rose particularly in metal joinery works and ironwork (+2.6%), in electrical installation (+2.1%) and in roofing activities (+1.1%). By contrast, prices decreased in plumbing and in heat and air-conditioning installation (−0.3%).

Producer cost index in specialised construction in existing buildings (ICP-43BTR) increased in Q2 2016 by +0.5% quarter-on-quarter and by +1.0% year-on-year.

graphipeaUK – Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost indices

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Graph6aUK – Changes in dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index

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Graph6bUK – 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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TABIPEA – Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost index

Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price and cost index
Weights Q2 2016 Q/Q-1 Q/Q-4
Dwellings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) 1 000 106.6 +0.2 +0.6
Masonry works and building structural works 169 104.8 +0.1 +0.6
Painting and floor and wall covering 169 102.3 +0.1 0.0
Wood and PVC joinery works 155 109.8 +0.1 +0.5
Heat and air-conditioning installation 107 107.7 +0.1 -0.3
Plumbing 101 110.4 0.0 -0.3
Roofing activities 94 105.8 +0.1 +1.1
Electrical installation 92 106.8 +0.9 +2.1
Metal joinery works and ironwork 63 111.1 +0.3 +2.6
Plastering 50 102.6 -0.1 +0.2
Producer cost index in specialised construction in existing buildings (ICP-43BTR) 1 000 106.6 +0.5 +1.0
  • In %, raw data, base and reference 100 in 2010
  • Source: INSEE

TabREV – Revision of the variations (in points of %)

Revision of the variations (in points of %)
Q1 2016
IPEA +0.2
Masonry works and building structural works +0.1
Painting and floor and wall covering +0.3
Wood and PVC joinery works +0.3
Heat and air-conditioning installation +0.1
Plumbing ///
Roofing activities ///
Electrical installation +0.3
Metal joinery works and ironwork +1.1
Plastering ///
  • ///: unchanged
  • How to read it: the change of the “IPEA” price index between the fourth quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 is revised upward by 0.2 points due to the integration of late responses from some firms. Published in May 2016 at +0.2%, it is now 0.4%.
  • Source: INSEE