KNOEMA: Construction Data Atlas

200+ public construction-related datasets from Eurostat, FRED, OECD, CB, Statistics Canada, and other sources.


The Construction Data Atlas spans two construction sectors: building and infrastructure. It covers both residential and non-residential buildings for all European countries, China, USA and other large economies. This collection includes data on public works such as bridges, tunnels and roads repair. The data in Atlas represents the full picture of the construction market from the headline indicators (GVA by construction industry, employment in the sector, and capital input) to business metrics like construction costs, demand, and environmental effects. There are also datasets on real estate such as property prices.

Topics covered:
– Demand
– Costs
– Production
– Labor and capital input
– Environmental effects
– Property prices
– Road assets

Datasets include:
– CB New Residential Construction, U.S.
– Eurostat Labour Input in Construction – Monthly Data
– BIS Property Price Statistics, Monthly Update
– OECD Analytical House Prices Indicators
– 200+ others

Please see reference table CONSTRUCTION.DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc.

Fields include:
– Building permits
– Housing starts
– Real estate under construction
– Investments in construction
– World’s biggest construction companies
– House price index
– Construction cost index
– PPI of building materials

Sources include Eurostat, FRED, OECD, CB, WB, Statistics Canada, NBS China. Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases
– Estimate a country’s construction industry gross output
– Real estate market research
– Ranking the main players in the construction market

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