South and Central Asia Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$ per capita

DEFINITION: Gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment) consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include 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. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and "work in progress." According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.


1 Kazakhstan 1,018.7$ 2005
2 Maldives 900.45$ 2005
3 Bhutan 778.33$ 2005
4 Turkmenistan 390.78$ 2005
5 Sri Lanka 313.35$ 2005
6 India 238.41$ 2005
7 Uzbekistan 123.03$ 2005
8 Pakistan 118.04$ 2005
9 Bangladesh 102.87$ 2005
10 Nepal 84.42$ 2005
11 Afghanistan 73.63$ 2005
12 Kyrgyzstan 68$ 2005
13 Tajikistan 48.58$ 2005


South and Central Asia Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$ per capita


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