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Non-religious countries 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 Japan 1.05 trillion$ 2004
2 China 945.34 billion$ 2005
3 France 418.6 billion$ 2005
4 Canada 199.05 billion$ 2004
5 Australia 166.87 billion$ 2004
6 Netherlands 121.41 billion$ 2005
7 Turkey 70.91 billion$ 2005
8 Austria 63.66 billion$ 2005
9 Sweden 60.84 billion$ 2005
10 Hong Kong 37.14 billion$ 2005
11 Czech Republic 31.68 billion$ 2005
12 Vietnam 17.36 billion$ 2005
13 Azerbaijan 4.52 billion$ 2005

Citation

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

Non-religious countries 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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