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October . 14 . 2020 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 www.ine.pt page 5/11 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] More information available at: Production, employment, wages and hours worked indices in Construction – August 2020 (09 October 2020) Construction production index decreased by 3.2% in August The index of production in construction decreased by 3.2% in August in year-on-year terms (-4.9% in July), with the following outcomes: • Building construction : -3.1% (-4.4% in July); • Civil engineering : -3.3% (-5.7% in July). Construction production index (year-on-year rate of change) Employment and Wages and salaries Indices (year-on-year rate of change) -3.2% -10.0% -8.0% -6.0% -4.0% -2.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% Aug-17 Oct-17 Dec-17 Feb-18 Apr-18 Jun-18 Aug-18 Oct-18 Dec-18 Feb-19 Apr-19 Jun-19 Aug-19 Oct-19 Dec-19 Feb-20 Apr-20 Jun-20 Aug-20 -0.8% -0.7% -10.0% -8.0% -6.0% -4.0% -2.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% 8.0% 10.0% Wages and salaries Employment Aug-17 Oct-17 Dec-17 Feb-18 Apr-18 Jun-18 Aug-18 Oct-18 Dec-18 Feb-19 Apr-19 Jun-19 Aug-19 Oct-19 Dec-19 Feb-20 Apr-20 Jun-20 Aug-20 In August, the Employment and the Wages and salaries indices in Construction registered: • Year-on-year rates of change of -0.7% and -0.8% respectively (-1.0% and -1.4% in July, in the same order); • Month-on-month rates of change of 0.0% and -11.7% respectively (-0,3% and -12,3% in August 2019, in the same order).

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