Jersey's government expects to spend £5m less of taxpayers' money on major building and projects over the next year.
The figures indicate spending on non-States projects fell by £12m
New figures show spending on schemes like new schools and offices for 2002 to 2004 fell to just under £134m.
The figures indicate spending on non-States projects fell by £12m, from £189m to £177m.
By the end of December next year, it is anticipated £273m will be spent on construction in the island, a fall of over £30m when compared to predictions two years ago.
The figures are published by the Economic Development Committee, which is responsible for monitoring the health of the island's construction industry.