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Statistics Austria

Further Increases in Prices of Industrial Goods

Increase in industrial producer prices in October 2010 is, according to Statistik Austria, +4.0% compared with the same month last year.

December 20, 2010

Inflation falls to 1.9% in November

According to calculations by Statistik Austria, the inflation rate for November 2010 was 1.9% after 2.1% in October. Price drivers are energy and housing.

December 16, 2010

Statistik Austria: Construction Costs Continue to Rise

Costs increase for residential and housing development construction; the index of bridge and road construction has declined however.

December 15, 2010

Strong Growth in Foreign Trade

In the first nine months, Austria imported goods for € 82.45bn (+14.8%). Exports increased by 5.8% to € 79.69bn.

December 8, 2010

Sales Gowth in the Services Sector

In the third quarter, trade and services reached a revenue growth of 7.2% over the previous quarter of this year and of 5.2% over the same quarter of the previous year.

December 7, 2010

Wholesale price index plus 7.1%

The index of wholesale prices, WPI 2005, amounted to 112.8 (preliminary value) in September 2010 and has increased by 1.1% against August 2009.

October 8, 2010

Austrian Statistics - Exports and imports increased more than 12%

According to preliminary results, total imports amounted to 62.84 bn euro and total exports amounted to 61.13 bn euro in the period January to July 2010.

October 8, 2010

Austria exceeds the Maastricht GDP reference value by 0.5%

Public Finances 2009: Public deficit increases to 3.5% due to the economic and financial crisis.

September 30, 2010

Austria - Construction orders down by 4.6% in June

Volume of orders in construction of buildings and civil engineering decreasing by 4.6% at the end of June 2010.

September 29, 2010

Austria - Construction output down by 9.1%

Output of construction of buildings and civil engineering decreasing from January to June 2010: -9.1%

September 29, 2010

Austria - Turnover in industry and construction in June 2010 up 14.3%

60,657 enterprises in the entire industry and construction sector turned over a total of EUR 19.7 bn.

September 29, 2010

Austrian tourism - summer season 2010 plus 1.1%

The most important summer month stabilizes the positive development of the current season (+1.1%)

September 24, 2010

Economy - Registrations of motor vehicles up in August

Registrations of used motor vehicles in August 2010: +9.9%; passenger cars +11.4%, lorries +6.6%. A total of 85 041 registrations of used motor vehicles were observed in August 2010, which is 9.9% more than in August 2009.

September 23, 2010

Industrial Producer Prices are Raising

Increasing upward trend of industrial producer prices in July 2010: +4.2% over July 2009; +0.4% compared to June 2010

September 17, 2010

Unemployment rate down 4.4%

Stable labour market in the second quarter 2010; more men and less women were employed than in the second quarter 2009.

September 16, 2010

Consumer Price Inflation down at 1.7 % in August 2010; HICP 1.6 %

August inflation down to the lowest rate since February

September 15, 2010

Construction cost index up 3.4% y/y

Today, Statistik Austria announced that construction prices rose 3.4 percent compared to August 2009.

September 15, 2010

First half-year 2010: trade volume of more than 50 bn euro in both trade flows

Austrian imports increased by 12.3% and Austrian exports rose by 12.5% compared to the same period in 2009.

September 7, 2010

Wholesale price index in August up 5.6%

Wholesale price index in August 2010: +5.6% against August 2009

September 7, 2010

Turnover in Services Sector increased by 1.9% in the first half of 2010

Based on results for the first half of 2010, turnover of Austrian services enterprises at nominal values rose by 1.9% compared to the first half year 2009.

September 6, 2010

Registration numbers of new passenger cars are up

Provisional number of new passenger car registrations in August 2010: +10.4%.

September 1, 2010

Economy shrank by 3.9 percent in 2009

The Austrian economy has shrunk even more in 2009 than previously expected.

July 16, 2010

Foreign Trade Deficit, despite growth

Statistik Austria has published Austria’s trade balance. There are, increases in imports and exports.

July 12, 2010

Unemployment significantly declines

For the first time since the beginning of the crisis the number of unemployed and trainees decreases significantly.

July 1, 2010