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 Confidence indicator (Balance) for construction
Characteristic Description
Name Confidence indicator (Balance) for construction; Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Short-term statistics on business - construction and public works survey
First available period April 1997
Last available period July 2019
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Geographic localization
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • CONSTRUCTION:  A type of work (buildings, roads, bridges, dams,etc.) connected to the ground and made of construction materials. Ground workfor agricultural purposes (e.g. ploughing) does not fall under the heading of construction.
Definition Difference between the share of positive evaluation responses ("increased", "improved very much", "above average", "good", "yes, for sure", etc.) and negative evaluation responses ("decreased", "worsened somewhat", "very unfavourable", "probably not", etc.). These calculations do not include the share of neutral responses ("perhaps", "the same", etc.) and "doesn't know".
Formule %resp. (+) - %resp. (-)
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations AV – Actual value (Gross value)
Last update date 30/07/2019

information presented in 24/8/2019