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Annual rate for water supply construction spending in United States: Diminution in July 2018

According to adjusted statistics published by U.S. Census Bureau, construction spending rate diminished hardly by 2.27 percent in July 2018. The variable slightly declined from 15 084 million US Dollars to 14 741 million US Dollars, versus the prior month when it grew by 4.11%. One year earlier, the indicator was decreasing by -5.32% and attained 11 417 million US Dollars the same month the year before. Year-on-year, this illustrates a 29.11 percent shift between July 2017 and July of the year after. United States saw a raise of 25.35% in construction spending rate over the past 16 years. Furthermore, the construction spending rate is now above average of 13 884.07 million US Dollars with a negligible overall fall since the start of observations. It hit its all-time high of 18 042 million US Dollars in July 2008 and record low of 11 308 million US Dollars in September 2017.

Annual rate for water supply construction spending in United States: Diminution in July 2018
Date Million US Dollars Variation
Jul. 2018 14 741.00 -2.27
Jun. 2018 15 084.00 4.11
May. 2018 14 488.00 10.53
Apr. 2018 13 108.00 3.29
Mar. 2018 12 691.00 -2.02
Feb. 2018 12 953.00 7.74
Jan. 2018 12 022.00 0.02
Dec. 2017 12 019.00 5.83
Nov. 2017 11 357.00 -1.35
Oct. 2017 11 513.00 1.81

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