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November . 19 . 2020 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 www.ine.pt page 4/17 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] Production in construction decreased by 2.2% More information available at: Indices of production, employment and wages in Construction – September 2020 (10 November 2020) The index of production in construction decreased by 2.2% in year-on-year terms (-3.0% in August). The following outcomes were registered in: • Building construction : -2.9% (the same as in August); • Civil engineering : -1.2% (-3.0% in August). Construction production index (year-on-year rate of change) Employment and Wages and salaries Indices (year-on-year rate of change) In September, the indices of employment and wages registered: • In year-on-year terms, rates of change of -0.5% and 2.0% respectively (-0.5% and 0.0% in August, in the same order). • Compared to the previous month, an increase of 0.4% in the employment index and a 1.2% decrease in the wages index (+0.4% and -3.2% respectively in September 2019). -2.2% -10.0% -8.0% -6.0% -4.0% -2.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% Sep-17 Nov-17 Jan-18 Mar-18 May-18 Jul-18 Sep-18 Nov-18 Jan-19 Mar-19 May-19 Jul-19 Sep-19 Nov-19 Jan-20 Mar-20 May-20 Jul-20 Sep-20 2.0% -0.5% -10.0% -8.0% -6.0% -4.0% -2.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% 8.0% 10.0% Sep-17 Nov-17 Jan-18 Mar-18 May-18 Jul-18 Sep-18 Nov-18 Jan-19 Mar-19 May-19 Jul-19 Sep-19 Nov-19 Jan-20 Mar-20 May-20 Jul-20 Sep-20 Wages and salaries Employment

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