The volume of construction in the euro area in May this year increased by 0.3% compared to the growth of 1.4% in the previous month, according to the data of the Statistical Office Eurostat. Compared to May last year, the indicator increased by 1.8%. The volume of construction in 28 countries of the European Union in May grew by 1.2% after rising by 0.8% in April. Relative to May 2017, the indicator rose by 2.6%. The largest increase in the month was recorded in Hungary - by 6%, and in Slovenia - by 3.4%. The decline was recorded in Slovakia - by 6%, and in France - by 3.4%.