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20.01.2022

Number of deaths at the beginning of the year on the same level as before the pandemic

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According to preliminary results, a total of 1 726 persons died in the first calendar week of 2022 (3 to 9 January 2022), which is 127 fewer than in the previous week.

17.01.2022

New passenger car registrations in 2021 27.2% below pre-crisis level; new registrations of alternatively powered passenger cars continue to rise strongly

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239 803 new passenger cars were registered in 2021, 3.6% less compared to the previous year. This means that new passenger car registrations are 27.2% below the level of the pre-crisis year 2019 or at the lowest level in 37 years. The number of newly registered lorries increased by 56.2% to 62 561 in 2021. Tractors used for agriculture and forestry achieved an increase of 32.3% with 8 529 new registrations. Fewer new registrations were observed for two-wheelers, which declined by 2.9% to 44 747, after a significant increase in 2020.

14.01.2022

Construction costs in 2021 significantly above previous year

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The construction cost index (CCI 2020) for construction of residential buildings, averaged over 2021, reached 110.4 index points. This represents an increase of 10.4% over 2020. In comparison, the construction cost index of 2020 increased by 0.8% over 2019. For the month of December 2021, the construction cost index amounted to 113.5 points, an increase of 12.5% in annual comparison.




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

 CPI 2020

Inflation Year 20212.8%

Inflation Dec. '214.3%

Index Dec. '21105.4

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Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government deficit 208.3%

Government debt 2083.2%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%