Structural data on the construction industry

Completed Project


Firms and Markets

Project Period

January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010

Commissioned by

Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau- und Stadtentwicklung, Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt-und Raumforschung

In Cooperation With

Prof. Dr. Bernd Görzig, Projekt der Forschungsinitiative "Zukunft Bau"

The study aims to provide a comprehensive as well as consistent and differentiated account of production in the construction industry. To this end, the study also recognises essential construction work rendered outside of the formal-statistical boundaries of the construction trades. Furthermore, the study will include model calculations on the share of new buildings (and construction on existing buildings) in terms of overall construction volumes. Moreover, and to facilitate a political-economic evaluation, the study will also provide estimates of the impact on employment and the national economy's overall development.

DIW Team