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Construction Spending

The Value of Construction Put in Place Survey (VIP) provides monthly estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S. The United States Code, Title 13, authorizes this program. The survey covers construction work done each month on new structures or improvements to existing structures for private and public sectors.

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03/01/23 - With this release, construction spending estimates reflect new survey sampling rates for construction projects started in or after January 2023 to ensure each sample is representative of its target population and to maintain the efficiency of the sample, see updated sample rate tables.

02/01/23 - The Census Bureau is releasing Monthly Subnational Construction Spending for Private Manufacturing as an experimental data product. These experimental tables will be released at the same time as the Monthly Value Put in Place report each month. The tables can be found at census.gov/constructionspending/monthlysubnational.

10/01/21 - Statement Regarding Natural Disasters: For information on the impact of natural disasters, including hurricanes, on the compilation of this report, please see the Natural Disaster FAQs.

FRED Mobile App: Receive the latest updates on the nation's key economic indicators by downloading the FRED App for both Apple and Android devices.FRED, the signature database of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, now incorporates the Census Bureau's 13 economic indicators.

API: (Application Programming Interface) has been updated to add /timeseries/. Examples can be found on the Developers' webpage.

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