Consulting Engineering Services Price Index, 2011
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The Consulting Engineering Services Price Index (CESPI) increased 2.0% in 2011 compared with 2010.
Prices rose for 7 of the 11 engineering specializations covered by CESPI, led by oil, petroleum and natural gas (+6.9%). Other engineering services (+4.5%) and buildings (+3.7%) also notably contributed to the overall CESPI increase.
Prices of engineering services in power generation and transmission; mining, metallurgy and primary metals; and foreign decreased in 2011 compared with 2010.
Services Producer Price Index: Consulting engineering services
Note to readers
The Consulting Engineering Services Price Index series is an annual survey that collects financial and wage information that is used to produce price indexes measuring changes in prices for consulting engineer services.
With this release, the 2010 data are revised and 2011 data are subject to revision. The indexes are not seasonally adjusted.
Available without charge in CANSIM: table CANSIM table327-0007.
Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number survey number2328.
The 2011 Consulting Engineering Services Price Index data will be published in the third quarter 2012 issue of Capital Expenditure Price Statistics (Catalogue number62-007-X, free).
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