Insight and indexes around construction activity and constraints

Construction Industry Focus Survey

Get a better understanding of the construction industry’s dynamics and how they can affect your business with our Construction Industry Focus Survey. The report draws on the wealth of material compiled by Experian in the monthly survey of construction activity conducted among 800 selected firms throughout the UK.

What does the Construction Industry Focus Survey report cover?

The Construction Industry Focus Survey report is put together on behalf of the UK for the European Commission’s harmonised series of business surveys. It features the analysis of the survey broken down by major sectors and regions, weighted to reflect the size of the respondents.

The Construction Industry Focus provides data and insight around:

  • Leading construction activity indicators in areas like housing and non-residential construction to assess the industry’s prospects over the coming quarter
  • An analysis of construction activity constraints, such as bad weather, finance or labour and materials shortages
  • Pricing for materials, labour and tenders
  • Regional analysis

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Forecast Indicators

- Construction activity indicators
- Construction constraints
- Pricing for materials, labour and tenders
- Workloads & tender enquiries
- Order books
- Employment Tender prices across sectors


What does it cover?

A monthly publication of the findings from a survey of contractors' workloads, undertaken on behalf of the European Commission.

This forecast is updated on a monthly basis.


How much does it cost?

The price for an annual subscription comprised of 12 monthly updates:


What can you use the Construction Industry Focus Survey for?

The Construction Industry Focus Survey provides the only monthly snapshot of the health of the construction industry – all other state of trade inquiries are quarterly. It allows residential, non-residential and civil engineering firms to benchmark their performance against a representative panel of firms and a range of indicators:

  • Workloads
  • Tender enquiries
  • Order books
  • Employment
  • Tender prices

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