In August, National Index of Civil Construction was 0.99%

September 09, 2021 09h00 AM | Last Updated: September 10, 2021 10h59 AM

The National Index of Civil construction (Sinapi) was 0.99% in August, 0.90 percentage points below July’s rate (1.89%) and the lowest change of 2021.

The rates recorded increase in all regions, especially in the South (1.71%), due to the rise n the share of materials and the  collective agreement in Santa Catarina.

The cumulative rate in the year was 14.61% and, in 12 months, 22.74%, slightly above the index recorded in the 12 previous months (22.60%). In August 2020, the rate was 0.88%

The national cost of construction, by square meter, changed from R$1,448.78 in July to R$ 1,463.11, of which R$ 866.89 were relative to materials and R$ 596.22, to labor force.

The share of materials increased 1.62%, a drop of 1.26 percentage points (pp) over the preceding month (2.88%). In relation to August 2020 (1.60%), the rate has kept the level.

Conversely, the share of labor force, with 0.08%, recorded decrease of 0.44 pp over the index of July (0.52%) and has kept almost the same level of August 2020 (0.09%).

IN the year, the cumulative highs were of 22.03% (materials) and 5.33% (labor force). In 12 months, the cumulative indices reached 37.69% (materials) and 6.03% (labor force).

South Region records biggest monthly change

With the high in the share of materials in all states and collective agreement executed in Santa Catarina, the South Region stood with the biggest regional change in August (1.71%).

The other regions recorded the following figures: 0.90% (North), 1.03% (Northeast), 0.68% (Southeast) and 1.23% (Central-West).

The regional costs, per square meter, were: R$ 1,413.47 (North); R$ 1,378.49 (Northeast); R$ 1,526.39 (Southeast); R$ 1,547.75 (South) and R$ 1,424.02 (Central-West).

Santa Catarina registers the greatest high

With increase in the share of materials and collective bargaining in the professional categories, Santa Catarina was the state with the highest monthly change, 3.65%, followed by Ceará (2.05%), under the pressure of the salary increase for the labor force as scheduled in their convention.

SINAPI, created in 1969, has the purpose of producing information on costs and indexes in a systematic way and with a national coverage, in order to elaborate and assess budgets as well as monitor costs.

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AVERAGE COSTS INDEX NUMBERS PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2 JUN/94=100 MONTHLY YEAR 12 MONTHS
BRAZIL 1463.11 732.20 0.99 14.61 22.74
NORTH REGION
1413.47 704.25 0.90 9.59 17.83
Rondônia 1464.91 816.93 1.27 9.99 17.22
Acre 1517.87 805.66 0.94 8.56 14.83
Amazonas 1375.15 673.24 1.08 8.35 16.74
Roraima 1455.41 604.51 0.53 8.61 17.38
Pará 1404.27 673.24 0.85 10.36 19.67
Amapá 1371.10 665.95 0.46 8.19 13.23
Tocantins 1460.37 767.83 0.90 11.71 19.31
NORTHEAST REGION
1378.49 744.55 1.03 14.76 24.20
Maranhão 1388.24 731.37 0.95 14.27 19.45
Piauí 1328.89 883.10 0.87 9.69 17.92
Ceará 1367.46 789.86 2.05 15.63 23.48
Rio Grande do Norte 1285.85 648.10 0.89 13.83 20.11
Paraíba 1386.88 766.92 0.83 12.77 20.05
Pernambuco 1342.96 718.04 0.94 15.43 25.72
Alagoas 1315.54 657.25 1.40 13.84 22.15
Sergipe 1296.93 689.13 1.36 15.75 26.84
Bahia 1446.93 765.82 0.55 15.74 29.36
SOUTHEAST REGION
1526.39 730.86 0.68 15.64 22.89
Minas Gerais 1445.48 795.48 1.00 18.62 27.13
Espiríto Santo 1353.59 750.96 0.31 15.32 24.13
Rio de Janeiro 1611.26 734.37 1.61 14.86 20.36
São Paulo 1554.99 702.31 0.16 14.38 21.62
SOUTH REGION
1547.75 740.15 1.71 15.90 24.63
Paraná 1531.32 732.32 0.81 17.67 26.79
Santa Catarina 1666.84 902.74 3.65 15.79 23.19
Rio Grande do Sul 1460.53 662.89 1.21 13.07 22.56
CENTRAL-WEST REGION
1424.02 726.96 1.23 12.94 19.67
Mato Grosso do Sul 1418.12 667.02 1.47 18.39 24.33
Mato Grosso 1414.69 807.10 1.10 15.32 19.42
Goiás 1391.61 735.18 0.95 8.79 17.93
Federal District 1485.86 656.21 1.59 12.22 19.40

GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AVERAGE COSTS INDEX NUMBERS PERCENTAGE CHANGES
R$/m2 JUN/94=100 MONTHLY YEAR 12 MONTHS
BRAZIL 1554.73 777.70 0.94 14.05 21.63
NORTH REGION
1495.44 745.27 0.84 9.09 16.88
Rondônia 1555.75 867.56 1.14 9.71 16.60
Acre 1609.00 854.08 0.90 8.28 14.15
Amazonas 1453.81 711.97 0.99 7.88 15.70
Roraima 1546.49 642.19 0.38 7.99 16.14
Pará 1483.98 711.24 0.83 9.78 18.65
Amapá 1455.25 706.77 0.44 8.02 12.74
Tocantins 1541.89 811.05 0.76 11.01 18.09
NORTHEAST REGION
1460.01 788.72 1.00 14.24 23.07
Maranhão 1472.39 775.87 0.91 13.84 18.66
Piauí 1406.84 934.75 0.82 9.37 17.04
Ceará 1446.43 835.01 2.08 15.18 22.62
Rio Grande do Norte 1361.44 686.01 0.85 13.33 19.20
Paraíba 1472.22 814.22 0.79 12.32 19.14
Pernambuco 1423.45 760.99 0.89 14.96 24.52
Alagoas 1389.81 694.54 1.33 13.15 20.88
Sergipe 1368.43 727.29 1.29 14.92 25.20
Bahia 1532.51 810.53 0.54 15.13 27.76
SOUTHEAST REGION
1626.02 777.95 0.63 14.96 21.67
Minas Gerais 1529.18 841.22 0.94 17.64 25.55
Espírito Santo 1436.35 796.75 0.18 14.56 22.67
Rio de Janeiro 1724.71 786.59 1.49 14.38 19.43
São Paulo 1660.04 749.78 0.15 13.81 20.50
SOUTH REGION
1651.39 789.52 1.61 15.37 23.52
Paraná 1636.79 782.65 0.63 17.11 25.51
Santa Catarina 1785.15 966.80 3.73 15.29 22.30
Rio Grande do Sul 1547.00 702.23 1.04 12.45 21.44
CENTRAL-WEST REGION
1510.15 770.89 1.16 12.44 18.88
Mato Grosso do Sul 1506.01 707.67 1.38 17.91 23.43
Mato Grosso 1500.32 855.78 1.04 14.78 18.67
Goiás 1475.56 778.78 0.90 8.28 17.13
Federal District 1574.48 695.43 1.49 11.71 18.60