UK Tender Price and Building Cost Indices

Release date 1 July 2020

Tender Price and Building Cost Indices

This page contains is a chart and table of historic, current and forecasted UK tender price and building cost indices compiled by Costmodelling Limited from information published by the Office of National Statistics, the RICS and several leading UK construction cost consultancies.

The indices are based on Year 2000 = 100.

The current date is: 3rd Quarter 2020

The current tender price index is: 190

The current building cost index is: 180

Tender Price Indices represent the price for which the contractor offers to carry out the project, i.e. cost to client.

Building Costs Indices are the costs incurred by the contractor in the course of his business, the principal ones being those for labour and materials, i.e. cost to contractor.

Date Tender price index Building cost index
2000 100 100
101 100
102 102
103 103
2001 103 104
105 106
107 107
108 108
2002 110 111
113 114
114 115
117 116
2003 118 118
119 119
121 120
122 122
2004 123 123
124 123
126 124
129 126
2005 131 127
134 128
135 131
138 134
2006 140 136
142 138
144 139
145 140
2007 147 142
150 143
151 146
152 147
2008 152 148
152 150
153 151
153 152
2009 151 152
149 152
146 151
144 150
2010 142 148
141 148
140 148
139 148
2011 139 148
138 150
138 151
137 152
2012 137 154
137 154
137 154
136 155
2013 136 156
136 158
136 158
137 158
2014 138 159
139 160
141 160
144 160
2015 146 162
149 162
152 163
155 163
2016 161 163
166 164
170 164
172 166
2017 174 167
175 167
176 168
176 170
2018 177 171
178 172
179 174
181 174
2019 182 175
184 176
186 178
187 179
2020 188 179
189 179
190 179
191 180
2021 192 183
192 184
193 184
194 186
2022 192 187
197 189
198 190
199 191