The production index in the construction sector fell 16.8 pct in the first quarter of 2011, compared with the same period last year, after recording a 23.3 pct drop in the first quarter of 2010, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Tuesday.
The statistics service, in a report, said the index dropped 28.4 pct in the January-March period this year from the fourth quarter of 2010, after a decline of 42.7 pct recorded in the corresponding period in 2010.
The index covers all construction sectors.