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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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05/01/2024: With the May 2024 press release, unadjusted data will be revised back to January 2022 and seasonally adjusted data will be revised back to January 2017. In addition, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted monthly estimates and annual estimates will be available separately for "Data center" under the private office category back to January 2014. Click here to see a sample of the monthly and annual tables.

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.

The URL for the economic indicators data in the Census Bureau API (Application Programming Interface) has been updated to add /timeseries/. Examples can be found on the Developers' webpage. The old URL will be discontinued on December 31, 2016.

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