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Residential construction up in Poland in May

23.06.2022 01:00
Builders in Poland completed 3.8 percent more homes in the first five months of this year than in the same period in 2021, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) has reported.
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Around 91,200 housing units were completed nationwide between the start of January and the end of May, the office said on Wednesday.

It added that the number of housing starts in January, February, March, April and May, at around 95,700 in total, was 19.5 percent lower than in the same period last year.

Meanwhile, overall output in Poland’s construction-and-assembly sector increased by 13 percent in May in year-on-year terms, while rising 14.2 percent month on month, the state-run statistics agency also reported.

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, almost 235,000 new homes were completed in Poland last year, 6.3 percent more than in 2020, the Central Statistical Office reported earlier this year.


Source: PAP, stat.gov.pl