The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 114.2 index points in September 2021. This represents an increase of 14.0% against September 2020. Compared to August 2021, the index decreased by 0.2%.
The transport volume carried out by domestic and foreign road freight vehicles on Austrian roads amounted to 552.1 million tonnes in 2020 and decreased by 7.7% compared to the previous year (598.0 million tonnes). With 52.4 billion domestic tonne-kilometres, the transport performance declined by 3.9% in the reference year (2019: 54.5 billion tonne-kilometres).
In the hunting year 2020/2021, the total number of game shot amounted to 732 000. Compared to the previous season, this represents a decrease of 12.7%. Thereof, the number of furred game shot declined by 9.1% to 628 000 and the number of game birds shot by 29.7% to 103 000.
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