China - Gross capital formation

Gross capital formation (current US$)

The latest value for Gross capital formation (current US$) in China was $4,554,080,000,000 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $4,554,080,000,000 in 2013 and $7,234,517,000 in 1962.

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.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1960 $23,356,810,000
1961 $11,154,400,000
1962 $7,234,517,000
1963 $10,776,630,000
1964 $14,229,370,000
1965 $18,770,820,000
1966 $23,145,660,000
1967 $17,292,220,000
1968 $17,556,260,000
1969 $19,737,590,000
1970 $30,258,350,000
1971 $33,268,340,000
1972 $35,236,740,000
1973 $45,415,700,000
1974 $47,730,980,000
1975 $57,119,050,000
1976 $50,999,280,000
1977 $59,107,550,000
1978 $56,012,190,000
1979 $64,300,000,000
1980 $66,654,160,000
1981 $64,690,480,000
1982 $68,099,240,000
1983 $78,122,610,000
1984 $89,825,000,000
1985 $117,602,000,000
1986 $114,258,000,000
1987 $100,045,000,000
1988 $117,288,000,000
1989 $128,192,000,000
1990 $129,006,000,000
1991 $137,073,000,000
1992 $158,341,000,000
1993 $195,950,000,000
1994 $236,011,000,000
1995 $305,006,000,000
1996 $346,214,000,000
1997 $361,505,000,000
1998 $378,232,000,000
1999 $398,047,000,000
2000 $420,888,000,000
2001 $480,477,000,000
2002 $550,504,000,000
2003 $676,124,000,000
2004 $835,690,000,000
2005 $950,134,000,000
2006 $1,165,800,000,000
2007 $1,458,340,000,000
2008 $1,991,700,000,000
2009 $2,407,460,000,000
2010 $2,859,610,000,000
2011 $3,533,920,000,000
2012 $4,004,460,000,000
2013 $4,554,080,000,000

Gross capital formation (current LCU)

The value for Gross capital formation (current LCU) in China was 28,035,600,000,000 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28,035,600,000,000 in 2013 and a minimum value of 17,810,000,000 in 1962.

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 local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 57,500,000,000
1961 27,460,000,000
1962 17,810,000,000
1963 26,530,000,000
1964 35,030,000,000
1965 46,210,000,000
1966 56,980,000,000
1967 42,570,000,000
1968 43,220,000,000
1969 48,590,000,000
1970 74,490,000,000
1971 81,900,000,000
1972 79,110,000,000
1973 90,350,000,000
1974 93,610,000,000
1975 106,230,000,000
1976 99,010,000,000
1977 109,810,000,000
1978 137,790,000,000
1979 147,890,000,000
1980 159,970,000,000
1981 163,020,000,000
1982 178,420,000,000
1983 203,900,000,000
1984 251,510,000,000
1985 345,750,000,000
1986 394,190,000,000
1987 446,200,000,000
1988 570,020,000,000
1989 633,270,000,000
1990 674,700,000,000
1991 786,800,000,000
1992 1,008,630,000,000
1993 1,571,770,000,000
1994 2,034,110,000,000
1995 2,547,010,000,000
1996 2,878,490,000,000
1997 2,996,800,000,000
1998 3,131,420,000,000
1999 3,295,150,000,000
2000 3,484,280,000,000
2001 3,976,940,000,000
2002 4,556,500,000,000
2003 5,596,300,000,000
2004 6,916,840,000,000
2005 7,785,680,000,000
2006 9,295,410,000,000
2007 11,094,300,000,000
2008 13,832,500,000,000
2009 16,446,300,000,000
2010 19,360,400,000,000
2011 22,834,400,000,000
2012 25,277,300,000,000
2013 28,035,600,000,000

Gross capital formation (constant 2005 US$)

The latest value for Gross capital formation (constant 2005 US$) in China was 2,365,040,000,000 as of 2013. Over the past 35 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,365,040,000,000 in 2013 and 60,054,780,000 in 1978.

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 constant 2005 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1978 60,054,780,000
1979 62,367,480,000
1980 66,721,190,000
1981 66,274,040,000
1982 71,450,620,000
1983 82,741,440,000
1984 100,378,000,000
1985 136,089,000,000
1986 143,524,000,000
1987 154,450,000,000
1988 174,767,000,000
1989 178,284,000,000
1990 178,807,000,000
1991 190,752,000,000
1992 219,797,000,000
1993 294,286,000,000
1994 338,274,000,000
1995 390,635,000,000
1996 423,548,000,000
1997 441,652,000,000
1998 466,094,000,000
1999 488,685,000,000
2000 514,349,000,000
2001 574,958,000,000
2002 644,985,000,000
2003 754,515,000,000
2004 858,301,000,000
2005 950,134,000,000
2006 1,079,080,000,000
2007 1,237,390,000,000
2008 1,373,200,000,000
2009 1,638,680,000,000
2010 1,836,390,000,000
2011 2,012,440,000,000
2012 2,169,530,000,000
2013 2,365,040,000,000

Gross capital formation (annual % growth)

The value for Gross capital formation (annual % growth) in China was 9.01 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 34 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.58 in 1985 and a minimum value of -0.67 in 1981.

Definition: Annual growth rate of gross capital formation based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. 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.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1979 3.85
1980 6.98
1981 -0.67
1982 7.81
1983 15.80
1984 21.32
1985 35.58
1986 5.46
1987 7.61
1988 13.15
1989 2.01
1990 0.29
1991 6.68
1992 15.23
1993 33.89
1994 14.95
1995 15.48
1996 8.43
1997 4.27
1998 5.53
1999 4.85
2000 5.25
2001 11.78
2002 12.18
2003 16.98
2004 13.76
2005 10.70
2006 13.57
2007 14.67
2008 10.98
2009 19.33
2010 12.07
2011 9.59
2012 7.81
2013 9.01

Gross capital formation (constant LCU)

The value for Gross capital formation (constant LCU) in China was 16,021,100,000,000 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 35 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,021,100,000,000 in 2013 and a minimum value of 406,820,000,000 in 1978.

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 constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1978 406,820,000,000
1979 422,487,000,000
1980 451,980,000,000
1981 448,951,000,000
1982 484,018,000,000
1983 560,503,000,000
1984 679,976,000,000
1985 921,891,000,000
1986 972,257,000,000
1987 1,046,270,000,000
1988 1,183,900,000,000
1989 1,207,730,000,000
1990 1,211,270,000,000
1991 1,292,180,000,000
1992 1,488,940,000,000
1993 1,993,540,000,000
1994 2,291,520,000,000
1995 2,646,220,000,000
1996 2,869,180,000,000
1997 2,991,820,000,000
1998 3,157,390,000,000
1999 3,310,430,000,000
2000 3,484,280,000,000
2001 3,894,850,000,000
2002 4,369,230,000,000
2003 5,111,200,000,000
2004 5,814,270,000,000
2005 6,436,360,000,000
2006 7,309,880,000,000
2007 8,382,240,000,000
2008 9,302,240,000,000
2009 11,100,700,000,000
2010 12,440,000,000,000
2011 13,632,600,000,000
2012 14,696,800,000,000
2013 16,021,100,000,000

Gross capital formation (% of GDP)

Gross capital formation (% of GDP) in China was 49.29 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 49.29 in 2013, while its lowest value was 15.50 in 1962.

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.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1960 39.46
1961 22.51
1962 15.50
1963 21.51
1964 24.09
1965 26.93
1966 30.50
1967 24.00
1968 25.08
1969 25.07
1970 33.07
1971 33.75
1972 31.42
1973 33.21
1974 33.55
1975 35.44
1976 33.63
1977 34.30
1978 37.80
1979 36.40
1980 35.19
1981 33.33
1982 33.52
1983 34.20
1984 34.89
1985 38.35
1986 38.36
1987 37.00
1988 37.89
1989 37.27
1990 36.14
1991 36.12
1992 37.46
1993 44.48
1994 42.20
1995 41.90
1996 40.44
1997 37.95
1998 37.10
1999 36.74
2000 35.12
2001 36.27
2002 37.87
2003 41.20
2004 43.26
2005 42.10
2006 42.97
2007 41.74
2008 44.05
2009 48.24
2010 48.22
2011 48.27
2012 48.66
2013 49.29

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts