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Construction Spending

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Overview

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. Data estimates include the cost of labor and materials, cost of architectural and engineering work, overhead costs, interest and taxes paid during construction, and contractor's profits. Data collection and estimation activities begin on the first day after the reference month and continue for about three weeks. Reported data and estimates are for activity taking place during the previous calendar month. The survey has been conducted monthly since 1964. 

 

Value of Construction Put in Place at a Glance

May 2022

 
Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
 
Not Seasonally Adjusted
 
(millions of dollars)
 
(millions of dollars)
Total
 1,779,800
 
153,097
  Private
  1,436,045
 
123,414
     Residential
  938,198
 
81,604
     Nonresidential
  497,848
 
 41,811
  Public
   343,755
 
 29,683
     State and Local
  317,251
 
 27,549
     Federal
    26,504
 
  2,133

 

 


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Construction Spending Survey | (301) 763-1605  Last Revised: June 16, 2022