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The following is our latest forecast of construction inflation & construction productivity related to the following countries. Note: Construction productivity is based on historical benchmark data from a number of new Industrial / Manufacturing Facilities. The construction productivity is expressed & based on skilled & unskilled construction hours for work performed in the USA on new projects valued between $10 & $150 million. The US benchmark value is based on a work effort of 100 construction man-hours to perform a specific construction work task.
RankCountryInflation % Increase over 2019Construction Productivity
1USA1.9Base value 100 man-hours
2China2.9130 - 175
3Japan0.8105 - 115
4Germany1.795 - 105
5UK1.9110 - 125
6France1.3110 - 130
7India3.6200 - 250
8Italy1.1110 - 130
9Brazil3.7130 - 175
10Canada2.2105 - 120
11South Korea1.8105 - 115
12Australia2.1105 - 120
13Russia3.9150 - 185
14Spain0.5110 - 130
15Mexico3.7120 - 165
16Indonesia3.8170 - 210
17Turkey16.3160 - 200
18Netherlands2.9105 - 120
19Saudi Arabia2.7175 - 225
20Switzerland0.6110 - 120

2019 Global Construction Costs Yearbook

Compass International's 500+ page publication provides “current” detailed information on construction cost specific to 101 countries worldwide.

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