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Europe Compared by Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$

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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 478.39 billion$ 2005
2 France 418.6 billion$ 2005
3 United Kingdom 365.96 billion$ 2005
4 Italy 362.84 billion$ 2005
5 Spain 330.24 billion$ 2005
6 Russia 138.83 billion$ 2005
7 Netherlands 121.41 billion$ 2005
8 Switzerland 75.12 billion$ 2004
9 Belgium 73.74 billion$ 2005
10 Turkey 70.91 billion$ 2005
11 Austria 63.66 billion$ 2005
12 Sweden 60.84 billion$ 2005
13 Norway 55.31 billion$ 2005
14 Poland 55.14 billion$ 2005
15 Denmark 53.42 billion$ 2005
16 Greece 53.36 billion$ 2005
17 Ireland 45.06 billion$ 2004
18 Portugal 39.54 billion$ 2005
19 Finland 37 billion$ 2005
20 Czech Republic 31.68 billion$ 2005
21 Hungary 25.34 billion$ 2005
22 Romania 22.77 billion$ 2005
23 Ukraine 15.73 billion$ 2005
24 Slovakia 12.14 billion$ 2005
25 Croatia 10.99 billion$ 2005
26 Slovenia 8.39 billion$ 2005
27 Belarus 8.26 billion$ 2005
28 Luxembourg 7.41 billion$ 2005
29 Bulgaria 6.33 billion$ 2005
30 Lithuania 5.72 billion$ 2005
31 Latvia 4.72 billion$ 2005
32 Iceland 4.54 billion$ 2005
33 Azerbaijan 4.52 billion$ 2005
34 Estonia 3.82 billion$ 2005
35 Albania 1.98 billion$ 2005
36 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.91 billion$ 2005
37 Cyprus 1.68 billion$ 1999
38 Georgia 1.66 billion$ 2005
39 Armenia 1.44 billion$ 2005
40 Malta 1.2 billion$ 2005
41 Moldova 710.62 million$ 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Economy/Gross-fixed-capital-formation/Current-US$

Europe Compared by Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$

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Interesting observations about Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$

  • India ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Turkey ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • China ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Germany ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Europe in 2005.
  • South Africa ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • France ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Japan has ranked in the top 2 for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ since 1960.
  • Switzerland ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Landlocked countries in 2004.
  • Russia ranked first for gross fixed capital formation > current US$ amongst Former Soviet republics in 2005.
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