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15.04.2021

Number of deaths increased above the five-year average

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According to preliminary results, 1 750 people died in Austria in calendar week 13 (from 29 March to 4 April 2021), 109 more than in the previous week (calendar week 12 from 22 to 28 March with 1 641 deaths). The current number of deaths is 5.8% above the five-year average (2016–2020) for calendar week 13.

15.04.2021

Increasing costs in all construction branches in March 2021

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The construction cost index (new base 2020) for construction of residential buildings reached 105.0 index points in March 2021. This represents an increase of 5.5% against March 2020. Compared to February 2021, the index increased by 1.1%.

14.04.2021

1% of Austrian enterprises use AI-based chatbots in customer contact so far

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10% of Austrian enterprises with ten or more employees offer chat services in which persons answer customer queries. In contrast, only 1% of enterprises use chat services based on artificial intelligence (AI), where enquiries are answered by virtual agents.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

March 2021CPI 2020

Inflation2.0%

Index101.9

Personal Inflation Calculator

Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government deficit 208.9%

Government debt 2083.9%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%