National Index of Civil Construction changes 0.42% in January

February 08, 2019 09h00 AM | Last Updated: February 11, 2019 09h54 AM

The National Index of Civil Construction (SINAPI), calculated by the IBGE, increased 0.42% in January, reaching 0.20 percentage points (pp) above the rate of December 2018 (0.22%). The cumulative rate in 12 months was to 4.56%, a result slightly above the 4.41% recorded in the  preceding 12 months. In January 2018, the index was 0.27%.
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The national cost of construction per square meter, which closed the year of 2018 at R$1,113.88, increased to R$1,118.60 in January, of which R$580.41 related to materials and R$538.19 to labor force.

The share of materials changed by 0.19%, with decrease both in relation to December 2018 (0.45%) and in relation to January 2018 (0.50%).

The value of labor force rose 0.68%, 0.70 pp above December 2018 (-0.02%). Compared with January of the previous year (0.04%), there was also a significant increase, since in January of 2018 only one collective agreement was signed, against the three ones of January 2019.

The cumulative rate in 12 months was 5.98% (materials) and 3.11% (labor force), respectively.

Southeast Region has the highest monthly change

The Southeast Region (0.83%) had the highest regional change in the first month of the year, with collective bargaining in Minas Gerais and high in the share of materials in three states. The other regions had the following results: 0.12% (North), 0.19% (Northeast), 0.18% (South) and 0.08% (Center-West).

The regional costs, per square meter, were: R$1,123.38 (North); R$1,039.39 (Northeast); R$1,167.87 (Southeast); R$1,159.47 (South) and R$1,125.20 (Central-West).

Minas Gerais registers the highest rate

Minas Gerais (2.54%) was the state with the highest monthly change, due to the pressure exerted by the salary readjustment of the collective agreement. Then comes Piauí (1.03%), also under influence of salary increase due to a collective agreement.

NATIONAL SYSTEM OF COSTS SURVEY AND INDEXES OF CIVIL CONSTRUCTION
January/2019 considering the exemption in the payroll of civil construction enterprises 

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS  AVERAGE COSTS INDEX NUMBERS PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2  JUN/94=100  MONTHLY YEAR  12 MONTHS 
BRAZIL               1118.60 559.83 0.42 0.42 4.56
NORTH REGION 1123.38 559.77 0.12 0.12 5.30
Rondônia            1164.47 649.23 0.84 0.84 4.83
Acre                1232.02 654.02 -0.13 -0.13 4.81
Amazonas            1084.81 531.16 0.05 0.05 4.93
Roraima             1175.79 488.26 0.12 0.12 5.65
Pará                1114.91 534.39 0.15 0.15 6.42
Amapá               1086.09 527.53 -0.24 -0.24 2.23
Tocantins            1161.76 610.85 0.04 0.04 3.65
NORTHEAST REGION 1039.39 561.45 0.19 0.19 4.50
Maranhão            1068.56 562.90 0.08 0.08 5.02
Piauí              1066.03 708.42 1.03 1.03 4.72
Ceará              1040.39 600.90 0.48 0.48 4.67
Rio Grande do Norte 1030.64 519.50 0.57 0.57 4.65
Paraíba             1087.02 601.11 0.17 0.17 4.69
Pernambuco          1011.93 541.06 -0.16 -0.16 3.62
Alagoas             1024.36 511.83 0.21 0.21 3.37
Sergipe             977.30 519.35 0.82 0.82 4.58
Bahia                1035.02 547.85 0.02 0.02 4.74
SOUTHEAST REGION   1167.87 559.10 0.83 0.83 4.58
Minas Gerais        1068.16 587.81 2.54 2.54 6.72
Espírito Santo      1015.07 563.02 0.18 0.18 4.05
Rio de Janeiro      1230.66 560.82 0.46 0.46 2.85
São Paulo            1214.91 548.74 0.14 0.14 4.17
SOUTH REGION     1159.47 554.50 0.18 0.18 4.76
Paraná              1133.29 541.95 0.13 0.13 4.80
Santa Catarina      1250.52 677.41 0.21 0.21 4.16
Rio Grande do Sul    1115.68 506.40 0.24 0.24 5.30
CENTRAL-WEST REGION 1125.20 574.43 0.08 0.08 4.02
Mato Grosso do Sul 1093.88 514.40 0.11 0.11 3.38
Mato Grosso         1126.74 642.87 0.05 0.05 4.88
Goiás               1099.36 580.79 0.25 0.25 2.84
Federal District 1180.72 521.41 -0.12 -0.12 4.95
SOURCE: IBGE. Diretoria de Pesquisas. Coordenação de Índices de Preços,

NATIONAL SYSTEM OF COSTS SURVEY AND INDEXES OF CIVIL CONSTRUCTION

January/2019 not considering the exemption in the payroll of civil construction enterprises 

GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS  AVERAGE COSTS INDEX NUMBERS PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2  JUN/94=100  MONTHLY  YEAR  12 MONTHS 
BRAZIL               1201.26 600.92 0.44 0.44 4.46
NORTH REGION        1200.14 598.07 0.13 0.13 5.13
Rondônia            1243.83 693.49 1.00 1.00 4.77
Acre                1316.05 698.51 -0.13 -0.13 4.71
Amazonas            1160.09 568.28 0.05 0.05 4.96
Roraima             1265.46 525.44 0.13 0.13 5.60
Pará                1189.63 569.99 0.14 0.14 6.07
Amapá               1158.69 562.62 -0.22 -0.22 2.14
Tocantins            1242.29 653.23 0.10 0.10 3.62
NORTHEAST REGION  1111.29 600.20 0.21 0.21 4.34
Maranhão            1140.88 601.20 0.04 0.04 4.86
PiauÍ               1138.40 756.39 1.21 1.21 4.83
Ceará               1108.55 639.84 0.51 0.51 4.43
Rio Grande do Norte 1101.62 555.18 0.63 0.63 4.47
Paraíba             1159.29 641.23 0.16 0.16 4.42
Pernambuco          1083.03 578.85 -0.15 -0.15 3.48
Alagoas             1093.99 546.65 0.23 0.23 3.32
Sergipe             1045.20 555.50 0.81 0.81 4.48
Bahia                1110.24 587.26 0.03 0.03 4.58
SOUTHEAST REGION 1259.69 602.75 0.84 0.84 4.51
Minas Gerais        1147.13 631.15 2.64 2.64 6.74
Espírito Santo      1089.35 604.33 0.18 0.18 3.88
Rio de Janeiro      1330.14 606.56 0.43 0.43 2.78
São Paulo            1312.78 592.94 0.13 0.13 4.10
SOUTH REGION          1249.57 597.47 0.17 0.17 4.65
Paraná              1225.13 585.79 0.12 0.12 4.69
Santa Catarina      1351.73 732.17 0.20 0.20 4.09
Rio Grande do Sul    1192.18 541.25 0.22 0.22 5.16
CENTRAL-WEST REGION 1202.51 613.85 0.09 0.09 3.87
Mato Grosso do Sul 1168.67 549.10 0.10 0.10 3.33
Mato Grosso         1207.07 688.57 0.05 0.05 4.78
Goiás               1174.12 619.69 0.30 0.30 2.63
Federal District 1259.31 556.20 -0.12 -0.12 4.68
SOURCE: IBGE. Diretoria de Pesquisas. Coordenação de Índices de Preços,