Former Spanish colonies 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 Chile 1,621.83$ 2005
2 Mexico 1,512.25$ 2005
3 Costa Rica 1,183.65$ 2005
4 Venezuela 1,135.9$ 2005
5 Argentina 1,017.03$ 2005
6 Panama 893.34$ 2005
7 Equatorial Guinea 858.06$ 1998
8 Uruguay 664.61$ 2005
9 Ecuador 642.35$ 2005
10 Dominican Republic 629.18$ 2005
11 Colombia 543.46$ 2005
12 Peru 532.28$ 2005
13 Guatemala 475.48$ 2005
14 El Salvador 431.47$ 2005
15 Honduras 359.08$ 2005
16 Paraguay 273.91$ 2005
17 Nicaragua 264.29$ 2005
18 Philippines 174.72$ 2005
19 Bolivia 137.17$ 2005


Former Spanish colonies Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$ per capita


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