AWI e-briefs - 08/19/2010 (Plain Text Version)

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June 2010 Construction at $836.0 Billion Annual Rate

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced that construction spending during June 2010 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $836.0 billion, 0.1% above the revised May estimate of $834.8 billion.

Private Construction
Spending on private construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $527.6 billion, 0.6% below the revised May estimate of $530.9 billion. Residential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $258.3 billion in June, 0.8% below the revised May estimate of $260.3 billion. Nonresidential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $269.3 billion in June, 0.5% below the revised May estimate of $270.6 billion.

Public Construction
In June, the estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of public construction spending was $308.4 billion, 1.5% above the revised May estimate of $303.9 billion. Educational construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $71.0 billion, 3.2% below the revised May estimate of $73.4 billion.

For more detailed data and methodologies, go to the Census Bureau Web site.  [Return to top]