In March 2021, construction output grew by 5.8% due to growth in the new work sector of 6.7% and a growth in repair and maintenance of 4.4%. Construction output had risen above February’s 2020 pre-pandemic level by 2.4%, as well as repair and maintenance which was. 7.7% above this level. However, new work was 0.5% below the pre-pandemic level. New orders increased by 12.2% between the months of January to March 2021 compared to the months of October to December 2020 following a fall of 7.8% during this time.