UK Tender Price and Building Cost Indices

Release date 12 January 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: 1st Quarter 2020

The current tender price index is: 188

The current building cost index is: 187

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
139 159
141 160
144 162
2015 146 162
149 162
152 163
155 163
2016 161 163
166 163
170 164
172 165
2017 174 167
175 168
176 170
176 171
2018 177 172
178 175
179 178
181 179
2019 182 180
184 182
186 183
187 184
2020 188 187
189 189
190 190
191 191
2021 192 194
192 195
193 197
194 198
2022 192 199
197 1201
198 202
199 203