According to the preliminary data, seasonally adjusted construction output in September increased by 0.9% month-on-month in the 19 euro area member states and by 1.2% in the EU-27.

Year-on-year construction output rose by 1.5% in the euro area and 1.8% in the EU as a whole.

Compared to September, the most significant declines were in Romania (-4.9%), Slovakia (-3.8%), and Poland (-1.9%). The largest increases were in Slovenia (+8.5%), Sweden (+6%), and Hungary (+4.1%).