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Modern hospitals, bridges, schools, mass-transit and other key facilities are necessary for society to thrive. Construction – the largest business stream in terms of revenue and people, leverages Skanska’s local and Group-wide expertise and resources to enhance communities.

For society to thrive, people need well-functioning workplaces, housing, transportation hubs, schools, hospitals and other key facilities. Construction – the largest business stream in terms of revenue and number of employees – leverages Skanska's local and Group-wide expertise and resources to enhance communities.

Key figures (2020)

SEK M 2020 2019
Revenue 140.483 159.579
Operating income 3.528 3.772
Operating margin, % 2.5 2.4
Free working capital, SEK bn 25.8 26.4
Operating cash flow* 6.451 4.849
Order bookings, SEK bn 149.8 145.8
Order backlog, SEK bn 178.9 185.4
Number of employees 30.944 33.225

* Before taxes, financing operations and dividends.

Market drivers and key trends

GDP growth

Strong correlation with growth in the Construction business stream.

Public investment

Infrastructure investments are largely driven by the public sector.

Urbanization

Urbanization is a major driver of infrastructure investments in areas such as highways, bridges, mass transit airports and water treatment works.

Construction services

Bridges, roads, hospitals, homes and schools are some examples of what we build, renovate and maintain in our Construction services.

Discover our services in Construction