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Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index, second quarter 2015

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Released: 2015-09-08

The Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index (AESPI) edged up 0.2% in the second quarter from the previous quarter, as a result of higher prices for engineering services (+0.2%) and architectural services (+0.2%).

Prices for surveying and mapping services edged down 0.1% from the previous quarter.

Chart 1  Chart 1: Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index
Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index

Year over year, the aggregate AESPI declined 0.3% as a result of lower prices for engineering services (-0.6%) and for surveying and mapping services (-0.6%), which offset higher prices for architectural and landscape architectural services (+2.3%).


  Note to readers

The Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index (AESPI) is a quarterly survey that collects information on the prices of architectural, engineering, surveying and mapping services.

With each release, data for the previous quarter may have been revised. Data are also subject to an annual revision with the release of second quarter data of the following reference year. The index is not seasonally adjusted. Data are available at the Canada level only.

Next release

The AESPI for the third quarter will be released in December.

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