Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index, third quarter 2018
Third quarter 2018
The Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index (AESPI) showed no change in the third quarter, following a 0.2% increase in the previous quarter.
Prices rose 0.7% for architectural and landscape architectural services, while prices for surveying and mapping services increased 0.5%.
Prices for engineering services, the largest component of the AESPI, decreased 0.1% from the second to the third quarter.
Respondents who reported a price movement in the third quarter cited changes in input costs as the main reason for the price change.
Year over year, the AESPI rose 0.9% as a result of higher prices for architectural and landscape architectural services (+2.4%), surveying and mapping services (+1.5%) and engineering services (+0.7%).
Note to readers
The Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index 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.
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