Non-religious countries 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.


1 Australia 8,383.01$ per capita 2004
2 Japan 8,133.38$ per capita 2004
3 Austria 7,897.79$ per capita 2005
4 Netherlands 7,331.14$ per capita 2005
5 France 7,042.44$ per capita 2005
6 Sweden 6,765.74$ per capita 2005
7 Canada 6,409.22$ per capita 2004
8 Hong Kong 5,254.11$ per capita 2005
9 Czech Republic 3,219.11$ per capita 2005
10 Turkey 1,246.2$ per capita 2005
11 China 744.28$ per capita 2005
12 Azerbaijan 565.96$ per capita 2005
13 Vietnam 223.54$ per capita 2005


Non-religious countries Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$ > Per capita


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