The contents of our World Construction Composite Forecasts consist of tables that set forth historical and forecast series for: construction expenditures, building construction expenditures, residential building construction expenditures, nonresidential building construction expenditures, nonbuilding construction expenditures, existing residential floor space, new residential floor space, housing stock, single-family housing stock, multifamily housing stock, new housing units, new single-family housing units, new multifamily housing units.
Forecasts are generally made on a country-by-country basis. The series presented in this publication are developed by the Freedonia Group in-house economics department. These are the same series used by our industry analysts in the preparation of our various industry studies. For each particular series, historical figures are presented for 2001, 2006, and 2011, and forecasts are provided for 2016 and 2021.