The purpose of Index for Production in Construction (IPC) is to b. The statistics are used to illustrate the business trends in the sector. These statistics have been compiled since autumn 2014, but is in its current form comparable from January 2000 and onwards.
IPC are a monthly measurement of the business trends in the sector stated in index. The statistics are grouped by total, building construction and civil engineering and covers Denmark.
These statistics are based on hours worked in the construction sector from the Working Time Accounts (WTA). The hourly figures are indexed and corrected for productivity and number of working days.
The Index for Production in Construction illustrate the actual business conditions, which can be used to get a overview over the business trends in the sector.
The margins of statistical uncertainty associated with the IPC are related to the statistical uncertainty of WTA and the productivity calculations.
Data is transmitted to Eurostat and published i Statbank within two months after the reference month.
There is not carried out any comparisons with other statistics on national level. Eurostat makes international comparisons. The statistics have figures that can be compared from 2000.