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The National Index of Construction (Sinapi), calculated by IBGE in partnership with CAIXA, underwent a 0.66% change in June, and decreased 0.95 percentage points compared to the May figure (1.61%). The current index has increased in comparison with that in June 2009 (0.35%). The index accumulated from January to June was 4.33%, above the figure relative to the same period in 2009 (3.67%). The change rate in the last twelve months was 6.52%, that is, above the 6.19% recorded in the immediately previous twelve months.
The national cost of construction by square meter, which had been R$
Material changed by 0.53%, being above the May rate (0.41%). On the other hand, manpower recorded strong deceleration (2.39 percentage points), with a rate of 0.83% in June, versus 3.22% in May.
In the year, material rose 2.42%, being below the 2.26% of the same period in the previous year; manpower changed 6.93%, being above the rate recorded in the same period of 2009 (5.66%). In the last twelve months, the indexes accumulated were: 4.46% (material) and 9.33% (manpower).
South Region was the highlight in June
The index relative to the South Region recorded change of 0.93%, the highest one in June. The North had the lowest result (0.44%).
The other indexes by Major Region underwent the following changes: 0.75% in the Northeast; 0.59% in the Southeast and 0.54% in the Central West.
The highest index in the year was that of the Central West (5.23%) and in twelve months in the North Region (8.14%). The South Region had the lowest rates in the year (3.10%) and in twelve months (5.43%).
Costs by Region, by square meter, were: R$ 792.23 (Southeast); R$ 747.18 (North); R$ 724.26 (South); R$ 720.50 (Central West) and R$ 702.00 (Northeast).
Paraíba had the biggest rise
Due to salary increases resulting from collective agreements, Paraíba had, in May, the biggest rise in the cost of construction (4.19%). For the same reason, it is also important to mention: Alagoas (2.36%) and
Roraima (0.68%) and Paraná (0.91%) presented the lowest indexes accumulated in the year. Mato Grosso
These results are calculated monthly by IBGE, in partnership with Caixa Econômica Federal (CAIXA), based on the National System of Costs Survey and Indexes of Construction (Sinapi).
Sinapi, created in 1969, is aimed at producing cost information and indexes for national coverage on a systematic way, in order to help in the elaboration and evaluation of budgets, as well as in the monitoring of costs.
In 2002, the National Congress approved, through the Budgetary Directives Law (LDO), the use of Sinapi as the reference for calculating costs in public construction.
July 07, 2010