Construction of residential buildings is main part of construction works by types of economic activityThe volume of completed construction works for January-May of this year amounted to 16 551.7 billion soums in Uzbekistan. The growth rate to the corresponding period of the previous year amounted to 111.5%.
The volume of construction work performed by major contractors amounted to 5 402.0 billion soums, or 134.0% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the share in the total volume of construction works reached 32.6%.
The volume of construction works carried out by small enterprises and microfirms amounted to 6 912.7 billion soums, or 41.8% of the total volume of construction works, the growth rate – 108.3%. The share of the informal sector amounted 25.6%, or 4 237.0 billion soums, growth rate – 95.3%.
As reported by the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the lowest share in the volume of construction works performed by major contractors was observed in Jizzakh region – 1.3%. The highest growth rates of construction work were observed in Navoi region and in Tashkent city.
The main part of construction works by types of economic activity was carried out due to the construction of residential buildings and non-residential premises. Their share in the total amount of construction work reached 78.8% and, compared to the same period last year, increased by 1.6 %.