- € 1.2 trillion = The value of the construction sector in the European Union. This represents 9.9% of Gross Domestic Product and 51.4% of gross-fixed capital formation.
- 14.9 million = jobs provided by the construction sector, representing 7.1% of total employment and 29.1% of industrial employment.
- 3.1 million = Number of enterprises which make up the construction sector. Of these 95% have less than 20 workers.
Within the construction sector 22% of all activity was in civil engineering, 31% of activity was in non-residential
building, 18% in the new house building and 29% in the rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings.