Ireland’s construction output declined in the first quarter, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed on Tuesday.
Construction output declined 27.3 percent yearly in the first quarter, following a 6.0 percent fall in the fourth quarter.
On a quarterly basis, construction output fell 21.0 percent in the first quarter, after a 5.2 percent growth in the prior quarter.
The civil engineering sector decreased 28.5 percent quarterly. The non-residential and residential sectors declined by 12.6 percent an 52.1 percent, respectively.
The construction output value fell 27.1 percent yearly in the first quarter and declined 19.4 percent quarterly.
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