In Q3 2018, the prices of buildings' maintenance and improvement works increased slightly (+0.2%)Buildings maintenance and improvement price index - third quarter 2018
In Q3 2018, buildings' maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA) increased slightly by +0.2% (after +0.4% in Q2 2018). Prices rose, in particular in plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation (+0.5% after +0.6%), in plastering (+0.3% after +0.2%), in joinery installation (+0.3% after a stability) and in the other specialised construction activities (+0.3% after +0.1%). Conversely, prices fell back in electrical installation (−0.4% after +1.0%). They slowed down in roofing (stability after +0.7%) and in painting and glazing (+0.2% after +0.4%).
Over a quarter, prices rose in the non-residential sector (+0.3% after +0.7%) and remain almost stable in the residential sector (+0.1% after +0.2%).
Over a year, buildings' maintenance and improvement work prices increased by 1.5% (after +1.4%). Prices accelerated in plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation (+2.3% after +1.7%); they slowed down in particular in roofing (+2.3% after +3.1%) and in plastering (+1.4% after +2.1%).
Over a year, price increase is more dynamic in the residential sector (+2.0%) than in the non-residential sector (+1.1%).
The evolution in the IPEA price index between the first quarter and the second quarter of 2018 has been revised upward by 0.1 points to +0.4%.
tableau Table1 – Buildings' maintenance and improvement workprice index
|Weights (in %)||Q3 2018||Q/Q-1 (1)||Q/Q-4 (2)|
|Buildings maintenance and improvement work price index (IPEA)||100.0||103.2||+0.2||+1.5|
|All buildings by type of work|
|4321 - Electrical installation||17.5||103.4||−0.4||+1.6|
|4322 - Plumbing, heat and air−conditioning installation||17.9||103.2||+0.5||+2.3|
|4329 - Other construction installation||4.6||102.6||+0.1||+0.7|
|4331 - Plastering||3.5||105.7||+0.3||+1.4|
|4332 - Joinery installation||19.3||103.3||+0.3||+1.1|
|4333 - Floor and wall covering||4.0||102.2||+0.2||+0.9|
|4334 - Painting and glazing||8.2||101.8||+0.2||+1.5|
|4391 - Roofing||6.6||105.7||0.0||+2.3|
|4399 - Other specialised construction activities||18.4||102.5||+0.3||+0.8|
- (1) index of the quarter compared to that of the previous quarter (in %)
- (2) index of the quarter compared to that of the same period of the previous year (in %)
- Source: Insee
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