Costa Rica: Construction Prices up to March 2017

The price indices for buildings and social interest housing registered interannual variations of 3.71% and 2.18%, respectively up to March 2017.

Friday, April 21, 2017

From a statement issued by the National Statistics Institute: 

Price indices for construction based on February 2012 are a set of twenty statistical indicators, which measure the change in prices of materials used in the construction of different kinds of works. They are composed of the buildings price index, the social housing price index, and a group of nineteen price indices for raw materials and special services. In March 2017, the variations of each of these price indices were:

Buildings price index (percentage changes March 2017)
Monthly: 0.11% (March 2017)
Interannual: 3.07% (April 2016 to March 2017)

The level of the building price index is 100,509, while in the previous month it was 100,399. The elements that show the greatest positive contribution to the monthly variation of March 2017 are: EMT tubes and copper cables.

Price index of social housing (percentage changes February 2017)
Monthly: -0.08% (March 2017) 
Interannual: 2.18% (April 2016 to March 2017) 

The level of the index for prices of social interest housing is 102,444, while in the previous month it was 102,526. The elements that show the greatest negative contribution in the monthly variation of March 2017 are: RTG structures and blocks.

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From a statement issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census:

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