UK Tender Price and Building Cost Indices

Release date 7 October 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: 4th 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
138 152
2012 138 154
138 154
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 159 163
162 164
166 164
168 166
2017 171 167
172 167
174 168
175 170
2018 176 171
176 172
178 174
180 174
2019 182 175
183 176
185 178
186 179
2020 187 179
188 179
189 179
190 180
2021 191 180
191 182
192 182
192 183
2022 193 184
194 186
196 187
197 189
2023 198 190
200 191
202 193
203 194