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Economy > National accounts > Growth rates > Gross fixed capital formation > Annual % growth: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average annual growth of gross fixed capital formation based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 64% 1994
2 Djibouti 63.12% 2006
3 Mozambique 51.05% 2009
4 Guinea 44.63% 2009
5 Bhutan 35.84% 2009
6 Ethiopia 35.22% 2009
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.73% 2005
8 Mauritania 32.37% 2005
9 Algeria 29.68% 2009
10 Somalia 27.53% 1985
11 Brunei 26.37% 2007
12 China 22.6% 2009
13 Burma 20.69% 2004
14 Grenada 20.6% 1999
15 Saudi Arabia 18.32% 2007
16 East Timor 18.15% 2000
17 Kazakhstan 17.3% 2007
18 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.62% 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 14.5% 2007
19 Congo, Republic of the 14% 1996
20 Burkina Faso 13.25% 2006
21 Comoros 12.88% 2009
22 Lebanon 12.24% 2009
23 Benin 11.5% 2005
24 Malawi 11.28% 2009
25 Maldives 11.06% 2004
26 Cape Verde 10.76% 2009
27 Cambodia 10.35% 2009
28 Tunisia 10.32% 2009
29 Lesotho 10.19% 2009
30 Central African Republic 10.12% 2006
31 Australia 9.9% 2008
32 Cyprus 9.79% 2008
33 Uganda 9.7% 2009
34 Swaziland 9.67% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 9.47% 2009
35 Albania 9.11% 2003
36 Mauritius 9.1% 2009
37 Vietnam 8.73% 2009
38 Rwanda 8.63% 1999
39 Syria 8.07% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 7.92% 2005
40 Slovenia 7.7% 2008
41 Belarus 7.6% 2009
42 Tanzania 7.48% 2006
43 Trinidad and Tobago 7.33% 2005
44 India 7.16% 2009
45 Uzbekistan 7% 2005
46 The Gambia 6.87% 2004
47 Cameroon 6.75% 2007
48 Antigua and Barbuda 6.59% 2002
49 Mali 6.42% 2007
50 Togo 6.39% 2005
51 Bangladesh 6.19% 2009
=52 Zambia 6% 2009
=52 Kyrgyzstan 6% 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.94% 2004
54 Nepal 5.9% 2009
55 Dominica 5.72% 2006
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.67% 1999
56 Malta 5.45% 1993
57 United Arab Emirates 5.23% 2004
58 Botswana 4.92% 2009
59 Laos 4.77% 2008
60 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.7% 2002
=61 Israel 4.42% 2008
=61 Sri Lanka 4.42% 2002
63 The Bahamas 4.27% 2007
64 Seychelles 4.2% 2009
65 Cuba 3.6% 2008
66 Indonesia 3.32% 2009
67 Bolivia 2.89% 2009
68 Colombia 2.7% 2009
69 Madagascar 2.57% 2009
70 Morocco 2.53% 2009
71 South Africa 2.34% 2009
72 Slovakia 1.81% 2008
73 Puerto Rico 1.67% 1991
74 Serbia and Montenegro 1.26% 2009
75 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.02% 2003
European Union average (profile) 0.73% 2008
76 Kenya 0.6% 2009
77 Cote d'Ivoire 0.5% 2005
78 Eritrea 0.4% 2007
79 Poland -0.28% 2009
80 Philippines -0.35% 2009
81 Papua New Guinea -0.48% 2004
82 Sierra Leone -0.5% 1995
83 Gabon -1.18% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) -1.309% 2008
84 Singapore -1.91% 2005
85 Hungary -2.6% 2008
86 Namibia -2.97% 2009
87 Afghanistan -3.41% 2005
88 Uruguay -3.99% 2009
89 Sudan -4.05% 2009
90 Ecuador -4.26% 2009
91 Barbados -4.42% 2002
92 Peru -4.67% 2009
93 Switzerland -4.91% 2009
94 Burundi -5.01% 1990
95 Belgium -5.27% 2009
96 Belize -5.38% 2004
97 Malaysia -5.62% 2009
98 Panama -6.21% 2009
99 Niger -6.46% 1999
100 Lithuania -6.47% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) -6.793% 2009
101 France -7.09% 2009
102 Venezuela -7.13% 2009
103 Norway -7.36% 2009
104 Senegal -7.48% 2009
105 Tajikistan -8.13% 2009
106 Guyana -8.21% 2002
107 Czech Republic -8.32% 2009
108 Azerbaijan -8.38% 2009
109 Austria -8.77% 2009
110 Thailand -9.01% 2009
111 Brazil -9.93% 2009
112 Germany -10.09% 2009
113 Mexico -10.1% 2009
114 Argentina -10.19% 2009
115 Kuwait -10.22% 1999
Emerging markets average (profile) -10.449% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) -10.503% 2009
116 Romania -11.18% 2009
117 Pakistan -11.3% 2009
118 Greece -11.35% 2009
119 Canada -11.71% 2009
120 European Union -11.75% 2009
121 Croatia -11.76% 2009
122 Portugal -11.87% 2009
123 New Zealand -11.97% 2009
124 Italy -12.13% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -12.244% 2009
125 Paraguay -12.54% 2009
126 Netherlands -12.68% 2009
127 Japan -14.02% 2009
128 Denmark -14.3% 2009
129 Finland -14.65% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) -14.675% 2009
130 Dominican Republic -15.12% 2009
131 United Kingdom -15.13% 2009
132 Guatemala -15.46% 2009
133 United States -15.54% 2009
134 Russia -15.7% 2009
135 Costa Rica -15.78% 2009
136 Spain -15.96% 2009
137 Sweden -15.98% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) -16.225% 2009
138 Chile -16.47% 2009
139 El Salvador -17.43% 2009
140 Bahrain -17.71% 1985
141 Chad -19% 2006
142 Turkey -19.1% 2009
143 Luxembourg -19.25% 2009
144 Moldova -21.27% 2009
145 Nicaragua -22.54% 2009
146 Ghana -24.18% 2009
147 Bulgaria -29.03% 2009
148 Ireland -31.05% 2009
149 Honduras -32.4% 2009
150 Estonia -34.5% 2009
151 Jordan -34.79% 2009
152 Armenia -36.17% 2009
153 Latvia -37.69% 2009
154 Ukraine -46.2% 2009
155 Iceland -50.91% 2009
156 Zimbabwe -54.76% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > National accounts > Growth rates > Gross fixed capital formation > Annual % growth. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/National-accounts/Growth-rates/Gross-fixed-capital-formation/Annual-%-growth

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