Major global construction contractors by revenue 2018

Among the top construction contractors globally in 2018, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd. was the top company based on revenue. China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd. generated 170.44 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in that year. When construction companies were compared based on market capitalization, however, Vinci, a construction company based in France, dominated the construction market in recent years.

Global Construction Industry

There are many types of construction sectors that are considered part of the industry. Building, engineering, specialty construction and planning and development are a few sectors that comprise this booming industry. The revenue generated by the global construction industry has significantly increased in recent years. European and Chinese construction contractors have generated the largest share of construction contract revenues worldwide.

Construction Workers

One of the most important aspects of construction is the workers and laborers that manage the industry on-the-ground. Hourly labor costs for construction industry workers are highest in the United States and Japan. In the U.S., weekly earnings of construction workers have increased dramatically since 1965, indicating their value to society and the industry.

Leading construction contractors worldwide in 2018, based on revenue

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