In September the confidence of construction businesses in Malta decreased significantly compared to the same month last year, down from 24.3 to 11.8.
In the same time, EU countries construction businesses confidence have increased considerably, up from -2.3 to 5.3 on average. This is the highest recorded level since January 2000.
Malta now has the eleventh highest confidence of construction businesses in the EU compared to the other 28 countries. Netherlands has the highest confidence of construction businesses (35.1 points), while Greece ranks last (-54.5 points).
|The whole country||2018 (September)||2017 (September)||Change|
|Ireland||Data is missing||Data is missing||Data is missing|
This indicator is based on businesses surveyed on trend of activity, order books, employment expectations, price expectations and factors limiting building activity.
For all surveys the difference between positive and negative answers (in percentage points of total answers) are averaged to calculate an indicator.