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In 1986 the construction sector accounted for nearly US$5 billion in production. The sector had 165 state-owned construction enterprises employing an average of 1,223 workers, 531 cooperative construction firms with an average of 123 workers, 460 economic work cooperatives with an average of 11 members, 2,745 private economic partnerships with an average of 8.5 members, and 24,229 private craftsmen who mainly worked alone. Housing accounted for 33.8 percent of construction activity in 1986; industrial building construction accounted for 9.5 percent; roadway construction, 6.4 percent; and cultural and educational buildings, 5.1 percent.

Data as of September 1989