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Economy > National accounts > Shares of GDP and other > Gross fixed capital formation > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Antigua and Barbuda 75.83% 2009
2 Cape Verde 53.79% 2009
3 Bhutan 53.62% 2009
4 Maldives 53.49% 2005
5 Mongolia 48.99% 2009
6 China 45.62% 2009
7 Guyana 39.71% 2008
8 Saint Kitts and Nevis 39.63% 2009
9 Qatar 39.35% 2009
10 Kiribati 38.03% 1992
11 The Bahamas 37.78% 2007
12 Djibouti 37.49% 2007
13 Laos 37.13% 2008
14 Belarus 36.92% 2009
15 Equatorial Guinea 36.65% 2009
16 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 34.75% 2009
17 Vietnam 34.52% 2009
18 Madagascar 34.32% 2009
19 Algeria 32.96% 2009
20 New Caledonia 32.9% 1990
21 Chad 32.7% 2009
22 India 32.4% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 31.94% 2009
23 Bahrain 31.87% 2008
24 Lesotho 31.45% 2009
25 Indonesia 31.06% 2009
26 Armenia 30.82% 2009
27 Morocco 30.71% 2009
28 Romania 30.34% 2009
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo 29.85% 2009
30 Dominica 29.48% 2009
31 Lebanon 29.22% 2009
32 Kazakhstan 29.08% 2009
33 Albania 29.04% 2009
34 Gabon 28.41% 2009
35 Ecuador 28.25% 2009
36 Botswana 28.16% 2009
=37 Libya 27.9% 2008
=37 Senegal 27.9% 2009
39 Nicaragua 27.31% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 27.17% 2007
40 Australia 27.09% 2008
41 Singapore 26.81% 2008
42 Costa Rica 26.7% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 26.58% 2008
43 Mauritius 26.17% 2009
44 Uzbekistan 26.1% 2009
45 Slovakia 26.08% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 26.07% 2005
46 Tonga 26.01% 2009
47 Mauritania 25.93% 2007
48 Tunisia 25.86% 2009
49 Moldova 25.81% 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 25.8% 2007
50 Belize 25.46% 2008
51 Trinidad and Tobago 25.34% 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 25.25% 2009
52 Lithuania 25.17% 2008
53 Suriname 25.08% 2005
54 Benin 24.98% 2009
55 Afghanistan 24.95% 2008
Europe average (profile) 24.88% 2007
56 Saudi Arabia 24.83% 2009
57 The Gambia 24.77% 2004
58 Croatia 24.7% 2009
59 Namibia 24.68% 2009
=60 Thailand 24.4% 2009
=60 Bulgaria 24.4% 2009
62 Bangladesh 24.37% 2009
63 Congo, Republic of the 24.27% 2009
64 Seychelles 24.21% 2009
65 Spain 24.07% 2009
66 Peru 24% 2009
67 Slovenia 23.98% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 23.86% 2009
68 Serbia and Montenegro 23.83% 2009
69 Panama 23.8% 2009
70 Sri Lanka 23.78% 2009
71 Saint Lucia 23.69% 2009
72 Uganda 23.54% 2009
73 Cyprus 23.34% 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 23.17% 2005
74 Grenada 23.16% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 23.09% 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.67% 2009
75 Czech Republic 22.66% 2009
76 Honduras 22.58% 2009
=77 Rwanda 22.57% 2009
=77 South Africa 22.57% 2009
79 Vanuatu 22.55% 2007
80 Barbados 22.45% 2009
81 Ethiopia 22.43% 2009
82 Mali 22.36% 2007
83 Togo 22.26% 2005
84 Venezuela 22.11% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 21.95% 2003
85 Azerbaijan 21.94% 2009
86 Sudan 21.84% 2009
87 Estonia 21.83% 2009
88 East Timor 21.82% 2000
89 Mexico 21.81% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 21.78% 2006
90 Norway 21.64% 2009
91 Guinea 21.58% 2009
92 Canada 21.51% 2009
93 Russia 21.44% 2009
94 Chile 21.43% 2009
=95 Latvia 21.31% 2009
=95 Belgium 21.31% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 21.29% 2009
97 Nepal 21.25% 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 21.19% 2000
98 Kyrgyzstan 21.16% 2009
=99 Jamaica 21.14% 2009
=99 Austria 21.14% 2009
101 Poland 21.03% 2009
102 Zimbabwe 20.97% 2005
103 Mozambique 20.95% 2009
104 Argentina 20.92% 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 20.9% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 20.89% 2009
105 Fiji 20.86% 2008
106 Burkina Faso 20.78% 2006
107 Zambia 20.68% 2009
108 Japan 20.65% 2009
109 France 20.56% 2009
110 Colombia 20.54% 2009
European Union average (profile) 20.52% 2009
111 Switzerland 20.21% 2009
=112 Malaysia 20.13% 2009
=112 Hungary 20.13% 2008
114 Kenya 20.09% 2009
115 Cambodia 20.03% 2009
116 Malawi 19.95% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 19.89% 2009
117 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.67% 2009
118 Ghana 19.57% 2009
119 Finland 19.52% 2009
120 Portugal 19.49% 2009
=121 Syria 19.48% 2009
=121 United Arab Emirates 19.48% 2007
123 New Zealand 19.43% 2009
124 Malta 19.38% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 19.35% 2009
=125 Netherlands 19.1% 2009
=125 Uruguay 19.1% 2009
127 Kuwait 18.93% 2008
128 Niger 18.92% 2005
129 Italy 18.91% 2009
130 European Union 18.68% 2009
131 Papua New Guinea 18.54% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 18.42% 2009
132 Denmark 18.13% 2009
133 Ukraine 17.99% 2009
134 Sweden 17.87% 2009
135 Germany 17.63% 2009
136 Luxembourg 17.47% 2009
137 Pakistan 17.36% 2009
138 Tajikistan 17.18% 2009
139 Comoros 17.1% 2009
140 Cameroon 17.08% 2007
141 Swaziland 16.9% 2009
=142 Turkey 16.87% 2009
=142 Greece 16.87% 2009
144 Brazil 16.73% 2009
145 Israel 16.69% 2009
146 Bolivia 16.48% 2009
=147 Liberia 16.44% 2005
=147 Tanzania 16.44% 2006
149 Burundi 16.38% 2006
150 Puerto Rico 15.51% 1991
151 Paraguay 15.17% 2009
152 Sierra Leone 15.13% 2009
153 Ireland 15.1% 2009
154 Guatemala 15.07% 2009
155 United States 15.05% 2009
156 Somalia 14.9% 1990
157 Jordan 14.78% 2009
158 Philippines 14.72% 2009
159 Dominican Republic 14.69% 2009
160 United Kingdom 14.63% 2009
161 Georgia 14.42% 2009
162 Iceland 13.86% 2009
163 Solomon Islands 13.37% 2006
164 El Salvador 13.12% 2009
165 Brunei 12.96% 2007
166 Oman 12.64% 2001
167 Burma 11.68% 2004
168 Turkmenistan 11.42% 2009
169 Cote d'Ivoire 11.23% 2009
170 Central African Republic 10.62% 2009
171 Eritrea 10.56% 2007
172 Cuba 9.68% 2008
173 Guinea-Bissau 9.65% 2002

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