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Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > Current US$: Group totals

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
High income OECD countries 6.48 trillion$ 2004
Heavily indebted countries 5.81 trillion$ 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) 5.01 trillion$ 2004
Cold countries 4.75 trillion$ 2004
Former British colonies 2.97 trillion$ 2004
Non-religious countries 2.97 trillion$ 2004
Europe 2.87 trillion$ 2004
European Union 2.65 trillion$ 2005
NATO countries 2.62 trillion$ 2005
Emerging markets 2.16 trillion$ 2005
Eurozone 2.02 trillion$ 2005
Muslim countries 487.94 billion$ 2005
Eastern Europe 347.82 billion$ 2005
Former Spanish colonies 328.53 billion$ 2005
Latin America and Caribbean 315.54 billion$ 2002
South and Central Asia 286.94 billion$ 2005
South Asia 259.44 billion$ 2005
OPEC countries 232.44 billion$ 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa 225.55 billion$ 2004
Former Soviet republics 205.06 billion$ 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa 110.71 billion$ 2005
Former French colonies 90.73 billion$ 2005
failed states 35.01 billion$ 2002