The construction industry forecast is a regular report that has been published for the last 25 years. It is one of the more highly respected in the industry with subscribers coming from a range of sectors related to the construction sector including manufacturers, contractors, distributors, consultancies and service companies.
Why you should buy the Building Industry Forecast
The construction forecast report will help you to:
- Develop more accurate sales & budget forecasts
- Identify growth sectors in the construction market
- Control your cost base by matching your resources to demand
- Develop your business and marketing plans
- Focus your marketing activities in the right sectors.
A few examples of companies recently purchasing the report include: Balfour Beatty, Brett Martin, Grafton Group, John Sisk, Miller, Mott MacDonald, NG Bailey, Openreach, PWC, Travis Perkins, Willmott Dixon and Wolseley Group.
Sectors Included in the Construction Industry Forecast
The report provides construction output actual and forecast figures for 2008 – 2020 by sector in constant 2012 prices as well as tables and graphs illustrating longer term trends and key changes. The following 9 sectors are covered:
- Housing – public
- Housing – private
- Infrastructure (eg transport, utilities)
- Public (eg education, health)
- Industrial (eg warehouses, manufacturing)
- Commercial (eg offices, retail, leisure)
- Repair & Maintenance housing – public
- Repair & Maintenance housing – private
- Repair & Maintenance – non housing sector.
The report also includes the key forecasts for the UK economy sourced from the Office of Budget Responsibility. This includes GDP, unemployment, business investment, inflation and household consumption – all key inputs to our construction forecast.
Forecasting Methodology and Report
The construction output forecast is produced using a series of causal forecasting models, time series analysis and qualitative research of key indicators, opinions and surveys in the construction and building products industry. The historical construction output data is provided by the Office of National Statistics.
We have been producing forecasts for the construction industry for over 25 years and they are used by a wide range of companies to help in their planning and budgeting.
- Total construction output by sector 2011 – 2020
- Growth by industry sector up to 2020
- Total construction output trend
- % split of construction output by sector 2015
- % share of construction output by region 2015
- Housing starts, completions and transactions – actual and forecast to 2020
- UK Economic forecast
- Graph for each individual construction sector showing actual and forecast output 2008 – 2020
- Brief note on forecast performance for each sector
- Explanation of what construction activity is included in each sector