|Seasonally Adjusted Production in Building and Construction Index|
|(Base Year 2015=100)|
|Volume Index||Value Index|
|Quarterly % change||4.7%||5.1%|
|Annual % change||14.9%||15.4%|
The level of activity in the overall construction sector increased by 4.7% in Quarter 1 2020 when compared with the previous quarter.
Civil Engineering showed the largest increase with a rise of 11.7% in the seasonally adjusted volume index. Residential Building was also up on the previous quarter with an increase of 5.6% in volume, while non-Residential Building rose by 2.6%.
The year on year change for the Residential sector has seen a volume increase of 29.9% in the seasonally adjusted index. Non-Residential Building activity was also up with an increase of 12.9% year on year, while Civil Engineering activity increased by 8.9%.
Further information on seasonal adjustment is available in the CSO's video on Seasonal Adjustment. See Tables 1a, 1c, 2a & 2b and Figures 1 & 2.