Construction orders in the UK declined by 12.1 percent from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2022, following an upwardly revised 13.9 percent rise in the previous three-month period and pointing to the first drop since the March quarter 2021. Orders for all other work plunged (-12.3 percent vs 23.3 percent in Q1) while orders for housing declined at a much steeper rate (-11.6 percent vs -4.8 percent). At the same time, orders for infrastructure eased sharply (10.0 epercent vs 37.0 percent). On a quarterly basis, construction orders dropped 10.4 percent in Q2, following a revised 3.4 percent fall previously. source: Office for National Statistics

Construction Orders in the United Kingdom averaged 0.13 percent from 1965 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 130.87 percent in the second quarter of 2021 and a record low of -46.25 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Construction Orders- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Construction New Orders - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Construction Orders in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Construction New Orders is projected to trend around 3.60 percent in 2023 and 2.40 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Construction New Orders



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-12 06:00 AM Q1 13.4% 35.4% 15.1%
2022-08-12 06:00 AM Q2 -12.1% 13.9% -88%
2022-11-11 07:00 AM Q3 -12.1% 5.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Construction Output 4.10 4.90 percent Jun 2022
Construction Orders -12.09 13.91 percent Jun 2022

United Kingdom Construction New Orders
In the UK, new orders in construction measures the value of new orders of main contractors by type of work and region within Great Britain. Since April 2013, data have been supplied directly from Barbour ABI with a sample size of all local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales, plus 10,000 contractors per year.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-12.09 13.91 130.87 -46.25 1965 - 2022 percent Quarterly
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News Stream
UK Q2 Construction Orders Plunge
Construction orders in the UK declined by 12.1 percent from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2022, following an upwardly revised 13.9 percent rise in the previous three-month period and pointing to the first drop since the March quarter 2021. Orders for all other work plunged (-12.3 percent vs 23.3 percent in Q1) while orders for housing declined at a much steeper rate (-11.6 percent vs -4.8 percent). At the same time, orders for infrastructure eased sharply (10.0 epercent vs 37.0 percent). On a quarterly basis, construction orders dropped 10.4 percent in Q2, following a revised 3.4 percent fall previously.
2022-08-12
UK Q1 Construction Orders Grow 13.4% YoY
Construction orders in the UK rose by 13.4 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2022, following a marginally revised 35.4 percent jump in the previous three-month period. Orders for Infrastructure grew faster (34.5 percent vs 19.1 percent in Q4) while it slowed for all other work (22.6 percent vs 46.1 percent). In contrast, new orders declined for housing (1-14.8 percent vs 15.5 percent). On a quarterly basis, construction orders dropped 2.6 percent in Q1, following a revised 9.4 percent rise previously.
2022-05-12
UK Construction New Orders Rise 35% In Q4
Construction orders in the UK rose by 35.3 percent from a year earlier in the fourth quarter of 2021, following a revised 10.1 percent jump in the previous three-month period. Orders for Infrastructure rebounded (19.1 percent vs -27.7 percent in Q3) while it increased faster for all other work (46.1 percent vs 3.9 percent in Q3). In contrast, new orders declined for housing (15.5 percent vs 24.7 percent). On a quarterly basis, construction orders rebounded 9.2 percent, following a revised 8.3 percent drop in the previous quarter.
2022-02-11