In March 2017 compared with February 2017, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector decreased
by 1.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the
statistical office of the European Union. In February 2017, production in construction grew by 5.5% in the euro
area and by 3.9% in the EU28.
In March 2017 compared with March 2016, production in construction increased by 3.6% in the euro area and by
3.7% in the EU28.