failed states 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 Nigeria 20.64 billion$ 2005
2 Pakistan 18.65 billion$ 2005
3 Sudan 6.42 billion$ 2005
4 Yemen 4.04 billion$ 2005
5 Afghanistan 1.83 billion$ 2005
6 Cote d'Ivoire 1.75 billion$ 2005
7 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.01 billion$ 2005
8 Chad 953.35 million$ 2005
9 Haiti 866.27 million$ 2003
10 Zimbabwe 467.98 million$ 2005
11 Guinea 394.71 million$ 2005
12 Central African Republic 155.05 million$ 2002
13 Somalia 142.14 million$ 1990
14 Guinea-Bissau 43.96 million$ 2005


failed states Compared by Economy > Gross capital formation > Current US$


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