Eurozone Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$

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.


1 Germany 479.99 billion$ 2005
2 France 428.69 billion$ 2005
3 Italy 368.52 billion$ 2005
4 Spain 333.85 billion$ 2005
5 Netherlands 119.64 billion$ 2005
6 Belgium 79.26 billion$ 2005
7 Austria 65.02 billion$ 2005
8 Greece 53.49 billion$ 2005
9 Ireland 46.04 billion$ 2004
10 Portugal 40.88 billion$ 2005
11 Finland 39.04 billion$ 2005
12 Slovakia 13.26 billion$ 2005
13 Slovenia 8.95 billion$ 2005
14 Luxembourg 7.81 billion$ 2005
15 Latvia 5.41 billion$ 2005
16 Estonia 4.17 billion$ 2005
17 Cyprus 1.8 billion$ 1999
18 Malta 1.29 billion$ 2005


Eurozone Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$


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