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European Union Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

DEFINITION: This entry records total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes invesment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Romania 26.4% of GDP 2012
2 Czech Republic 24.4% of GDP 2012
3 Estonia 23.3% of GDP 2012
=4 Latvia 22.2% of GDP 2012
=4 Slovakia 22.2% of GDP 2012
6 Belgium 22.1% of GDP 2012
7 Austria 22% of GDP 2012
8 Luxembourg 21.3% of GDP 2012
9 Spain 20.6% of GDP 2012
10 Bulgaria 20.4% of GDP 2012
11 Poland 20.3% of GDP 2012
12 Finland 20% of GDP 2012
13 France 19.9% of GDP 2012
14 Croatia 18.4% of GDP 2012
=15 Sweden 18.2% of GDP 2012
=15 Italy 18.2% of GDP 2012
17 Germany 17.8% of GDP 2012
18 Lithuania 17.7% of GDP 2012
19 Denmark 17.2% of GDP 2012
20 Cyprus 16.8% of GDP 2012
21 Slovenia 16.7% of GDP 2012
22 Netherlands 16.6% of GDP 2012
23 Portugal 16.1% of GDP 2012
24 Malta 15.8% of GDP 2012
25 Hungary 15.6% of GDP 2012
26 United Kingdom 13.9% of GDP 2012
27 Greece 10.4% of GDP 2012
28 Ireland 9.3% of GDP 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Economy/Investment/Gross-fixed

European Union Compared by Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

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Interesting observations about Economy > Investment > Gross fixed

  • Australia ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst High income OECD countries in 2012.
  • China ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Antigua and Barbuda ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Christian countries in 2010.
  • Romania ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst European Union in 2012.
  • Armenia ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Djibouti ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • United States ranked last for investment > gross fixed amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2012.
  • Cape Verde ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
  • Bhutan ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Cold countries in 2010.
  • Lebanon ranked first for investment > gross fixed amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2012.
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