The increase of 1.8% in production in construction in the euro area in April 2018, compared with March 2018, is due to civil engineering rising by 4.0% and building construction by 1.0%.
In the EU28, the increase of 1.2% is due to civil engineering rising by 3.4% and building construction by 0.6%.
Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in production in construction were recorded in Slovenia (+9.8%), Hungary (+6.5%) and Germany (+3.3%). The largest decreases were observed in
Spain (-3.6%), Belgium (-1.8%) and Slovakia (-1.4%).