2.1 million UK construction jobs

3,073 tonnes of global CO2

1,427 trees cut down

UK construction workers injured
per year



5,232 tonnes of natural resources extracted


£9,798 added to UK economy from construction

£171 worth of UK bricks made

54% of the world's population live in urban areas

158 tonnes of steel produced

1,779 tonnes of copper mined

325 UK houses built today


More than 40 miners killed

1 football pitches
worth of forest
cut down

409 tonnes of cement produced

1,312 tonnes of CO2 from coal

2 tonnes of UK construction waste sent to landfill

95 tonnes of coal produced

5,042 barrels of oil produced

152g of yellow paint used by JCB - that's 1,600 tonnes a year!