National Index of Civil Construction grows 0.44% in August

September 06, 2019 09h00 AM | Last Updated: September 10, 2019 02h11 PM

The National Index of Civil Construction (Sinapi) grew 0.44% in August, falling 0.24 percentage points (pp) below  July (0.68%). In August 2018, the index was 0.36%.

Sinapi accumulated increases of 3.11% in the year and 4.50% in 12 months, keeping the level of the preceding 12 months (4.42%).

The national cost of construction per square meter, which in July closed at R$1,143.65, went to R$1,148.65 in August, of which R$ 602.23 were related to materials and R$546.42 to labor force.

The share of materials grew 0.72%, rising 0.25 p.p. in relation to July (0.47%) and 0.15 p.p. compared to August 2018 (0.57%).

The labor force rate increased 0.13%, remaining 0.79 p.p. lower than in July (0.92%). In August 2018, the change was also 0.13%.

In the cumulative of the year, the material index remained at 3.96% and the labor force index, at 2.22%. In 12 months, the cumulative rates were 6.24% (materials) and 2.68% (labor force).

South Region leads rising

The South Region had the highest increase in August (1.51%) due to collective bargaining in Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. The other Regions recorded 0.14% (North), 0.37% (Northeast), 0.01% (Southeast) and 1.23% (Central-West).

The regional costs per square meter, were R$1,147.70 (North), R$1,064.19 (Northeast), R$1,196.65 (Southeast), R$1,148.91 (Central-West).

Santa Catarina boosts

Santa Catarina (2.59%) was the state with the highest change, with the increase of professional categories costs due adjustments provided in collective agreements. Also under the influence of collective bargaining were Rio Grande do Sul (2.37%), Goiás (2.21%), Ceará (1.60%) and the Federal District (1.55%).

Sinapi - August/2019
With exemption in the payroll of the sector's enterprises

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AVERAGE COSTS INCES NUMBERS PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2 JUN/94=100 MONTHLY IN THE YEAR 12 MONTHS
BRAZIL 1148.65 574.82 0.44 3.11 4.50
      
NORTHEAST REGION 1147.70 571.91 0.14 2.29 5.93
Rondônia 1217.21 678.73 0.62 5.42 7.59
Acre 1271.62 674.97 0.50 3.07 6.30
Amazonas 1102.38 539.75 0.23 1.67 5.53
Roraima 1205.79 500.73 0.16 2.68 6.06
Pará 1136.53 544.78 0.01 2.10 6.43
Amapá 1115.78 542.02 -0.33 2.50 4.35
Tocantins 1174.13 617.34 0.24 1.10 3.79
      
NORTHEAST REGION  1064.19 574.88 0.37 2.59 4.19
Maranhão 1108.09 583.72 0.23 3.78 6.70
Piauí 1081.85 718.94 -0.25 2.53 3.81
Ceará 1052.15 607.71 1.60 1.62 3.38
Rio Grande do Norte 1034.52 521.46 -0.28 0.95 1.49
Paraíba 1095.67 605.99 -0.12 0.98 3.28
Pernambuco 1039.88 555.99 0.05 2.59 2.96
Alagoas 1044.42 521.86 0.12 2.17 3.84
Sergipe 987.89 524.95 -0.51 1.91 3.16
Bahia 1070.35 566.58 0.42 3.44 5.13
      
SOUTHEAST REGION 1196.65 572.92 0.01 3.32 3.92
Minas Gerais 1092.31 601.13 -0.13 4.86 5.92
Espírito Santo 1043.67 578.84 0.75 2.99 3.71
Rio de Janeiro 1258.84 573.67 0.09 2.76 3.78
São Paulo 1246.72 563.16 0.01 2.77 2.95
      
SOUTH REGION 1215.17 581.10 1.51 4.99 6.50
Paraná 1187.16 567.70 0.33 4.89 5.92
Santa Catarina 1320.67 715.33 2.59 5.82 7.48
Rio Grande do Sul 1160.51 526.75 2.37 4.27 6.44
      
CENTRAL-WEST REGION 1148.91 586.51 1.23 2.18 4.08
Mato Grosso do Sul 1090.50 512.85 0.11 -0.19 0.69
Mato Grosso 1140.43 650.61 0.54 1.25 4.71
Goiás 1131.83 597.90 2.21 3.20 4.04
Federal District 1224.14 540.63 1.55 3.56 5.48

 

Sinapi - August/2019
Without exemption in the payroll of the sector's enterprises

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AVERAGE COSTS INDEX NUMBER PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2 JUN/94=100 MONTHLY IN THE YEAR 12 MONTHS
BRAZIL 1232.64 616.65 0.44 3.07 4.39
      
NORTH REGION 1225.63 610.80 0.15 2.26 5.81
Rondônia 1303.02 726.48 0.63 5.80 7.85
Acre 1359.62 721.65 0.46 3.18 6.24
Amazonas 1178.41 577.18 0.27 1.62 5.56
Roraima 1294.57 537.53 0.13 2.43 5.90
Pará 1211.55 580.49 0.01 1.99 6.10
Amapá 1191.72 578.76 -0.33 2.64 4.38
Tocantins 1253.71 659.38 0.27 1.04 3.70
      
NORTHEAST REGION 1138.44 614.94 0.39 2.67 4.18
Maranhão 1183.27 623.54 0.21 3.76 6.52
Piauí 1154.22 766.86 -0.22 2.61 3.82
Ceará 1123.36 648.36 1.77 1.85 3.52
Rio Grande do Norte 1105.43 557.05 -0.27 0.97 1.50
Paraíba 1168.87 646.43 -0.11 0.97 3.15
Pernambuco 1114.29 595.57 0.03 2.73 3.08
Alagoas 1116.95 558.13 0.11 2.33 4.01
Sergipe 1057.60 562.10 -0.48 2.01 3.18
Bahia 1147.88 607.14 0.39 3.42 4.99
      
SOUTHEAST REGION 1287.97 616.23 -0.02 3.10 3.64
Minas Gerais 1171.24 644.30 -0.13 4.78 5.76
Espírito Santo 1120.86 621.74 0.70 3.07 3.71
Rio de Janeiro 1357.56 619.03 0.09 2.50 3.46
São Paulo 1343.65 606.89 -0.05 2.49 2.65
      
SOUTH REGION 1310.05 626.44 1.57 5.03 6.45
Paraná 1283.11 613.60 0.30 4.87 5.83
Santa Catarina 1427.12 772.99 2.69 5.79 7.34
Rio Grande do Sul 1242.44 564.04 2.57 4.44 6.54
      
CENTRAL-WEST REGION 1227.05 626.38 1.23 2.13 3.99
Mato Grosso do Sul 1165.06 547.45 0.09 -0.20 0.62
Mato Grosso 1218.31 694.92 0.32 0.97 4.41
Goiás 1208.99 638.13 2.29 3.28 4.05
Federal District 1306.53 577.04 1.74 3.62 5.52