Belgium - Gross capital formation

Gross capital formation (current US$)

The latest value for Gross capital formation (current US$) in Belgium was $111,871,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 46 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $133,445,000,000 in 2008 and $7,974,946,000 in 1970.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1970 $7,974,946,000
1971 $8,575,094,000
1972 $9,950,993,000
1973 $13,265,330,000
1974 $17,091,500,000
1975 $17,612,540,000
1976 $19,316,050,000
1977 $22,216,390,000
1978 $26,935,690,000
1979 $30,401,470,000
1980 $33,912,580,000
1981 $23,804,200,000
1982 $20,029,170,000
1983 $16,468,070,000
1984 $16,632,670,000
1985 $16,484,570,000
1986 $22,436,290,000
1987 $29,535,980,000
1988 $35,725,530,000
1989 $38,901,600,000
1990 $50,336,550,000
1991 $48,413,810,000
1992 $53,409,930,000
1993 $49,626,580,000
1994 $54,278,570,000
1995 $63,197,040,000
1996 $60,972,120,000
1997 $56,811,460,000
1998 $58,417,760,000
1999 $59,098,980,000
2000 $56,578,130,000
2001 $53,733,510,000
2002 $53,492,470,000
2003 $66,546,160,000
2004 $83,429,850,000
2005 $91,454,170,000
2006 $97,880,440,000
2007 $115,348,000,000
2008 $133,445,000,000
2009 $104,976,000,000
2010 $109,727,000,000
2011 $126,430,000,000
2012 $115,532,000,000
2013 $115,507,000,000
2014 $123,994,000,000
2015 $107,313,000,000
2016 $111,871,000,000

Gross capital formation (current LCU)

The value for Gross capital formation (current LCU) in Belgium was 101,135,000,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 101,135,000,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 9,884,945,000 in 1970.

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
1970 9,884,945,000
1971 10,428,170,000
1972 10,857,530,000
1973 12,816,960,000
1974 16,503,550,000
1975 16,057,350,000
1976 18,485,460,000
1977 19,739,270,000
1978 21,028,690,000
1979 22,095,790,000
1980 24,583,230,000
1981 21,909,390,000
1982 22,685,040,000
1983 20,873,280,000
1984 23,824,640,000
1985 24,263,640,000
1986 24,845,950,000
1987 27,335,550,000
1988 32,563,820,000
1989 37,999,090,000
1990 41,698,800,000
1991 40,982,290,000
1992 42,567,710,000
1993 42,559,750,000
1994 45,018,640,000
1995 46,184,400,000
1996 46,796,100,000
1997 50,380,400,000
1998 52,564,300,000
1999 55,470,300,000
2000 61,409,900,000
2001 60,047,200,000
2002 56,841,100,000
2003 58,959,900,000
2004 67,194,400,000
2005 73,538,300,000
2006 78,020,500,000
2007 84,273,400,000
2008 91,102,800,000
2009 75,561,400,000
2010 82,848,800,000
2011 90,948,000,000
2012 89,917,600,000
2013 86,995,200,000
2014 93,458,200,000
2015 96,760,100,000
2016 101,135,000,000

Gross capital formation (constant 2010 US$)

The latest value for Gross capital formation (constant 2010 US$) in Belgium was 129,389,000,000 as of 2016. Over the past 46 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 129,389,000,000 in 2016 and 41,169,150,000 in 1983.

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 2010 U.S. dollars.

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

See also:

Year Value
1970 45,808,780,000
1971 44,514,750,000
1972 44,478,960,000
1973 49,743,310,000
1974 54,861,290,000
1975 47,540,350,000
1976 51,480,580,000
1977 51,869,450,000
1978 53,055,150,000
1979 53,225,630,000
1980 61,306,630,000
1981 50,084,030,000
1982 46,314,030,000
1983 41,169,150,000
1984 46,391,350,000
1985 44,927,380,000
1986 47,428,390,000
1987 51,810,200,000
1988 61,585,640,000
1989 68,275,170,000
1990 73,512,490,000
1991 70,846,770,000
1992 72,142,650,000
1993 70,009,730,000
1994 72,645,210,000
1995 75,633,650,000
1996 76,310,900,000
1997 82,115,620,000
1998 83,674,840,000
1999 87,030,510,000
2000 92,585,740,000
2001 90,047,020,000
2002 86,174,880,000
2003 86,433,980,000
2004 95,545,530,000
2005 103,426,000,000
2006 107,310,000,000
2007 116,265,000,000
2008 119,164,000,000
2009 107,754,000,000
2010 109,727,000,000
2011 117,709,000,000
2012 114,760,000,000
2013 111,224,000,000
2014 119,394,000,000
2015 123,502,000,000
2016 129,389,000,000

Gross capital formation (annual % growth)

The value for Gross capital formation (annual % growth) in Belgium was 4.77 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 45 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.87 in 1988 and a minimum value of -18.31 in 1981.

Definition: Annual growth rate of gross capital formation based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2010 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
1971 -2.82
1972 -0.08
1973 11.84
1974 10.29
1975 -13.34
1976 8.29
1977 0.76
1978 2.29
1979 0.32
1980 15.18
1981 -18.31
1982 -7.53
1983 -11.11
1984 12.68
1985 -3.16
1986 5.57
1987 9.24
1988 18.87
1989 10.86
1990 7.67
1991 -3.63
1992 1.83
1993 -2.96
1994 3.76
1995 4.11
1996 0.90
1997 7.61
1998 1.90
1999 4.01
2000 6.38
2001 -2.74
2002 -4.30
2003 0.30
2004 10.54
2005 8.25
2006 3.75
2007 8.35
2008 2.49
2009 -9.57
2010 1.83
2011 7.27
2012 -2.51
2013 -3.08
2014 7.35
2015 3.44
2016 4.77

Gross capital formation (constant LCU)

The value for Gross capital formation (constant LCU) in Belgium was 97,694,170,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 97,694,170,000 in 2016 and a minimum value of 31,084,560,000 in 1983.

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
1970 34,587,690,000
1971 33,610,640,000
1972 33,583,620,000
1973 37,558,430,000
1974 41,422,740,000
1975 35,895,100,000
1976 38,870,150,000
1977 39,163,760,000
1978 40,059,020,000
1979 40,187,740,000
1980 46,289,260,000
1981 37,815,690,000
1982 34,969,170,000
1983 31,084,560,000
1984 35,027,550,000
1985 33,922,190,000
1986 35,810,570,000
1987 39,119,030,000
1988 46,499,930,000
1989 51,550,820,000
1990 55,505,240,000
1991 53,492,490,000
1992 54,470,950,000
1993 52,860,500,000
1994 54,850,400,000
1995 57,106,800,000
1996 57,618,160,000
1997 62,000,980,000
1998 63,178,260,000
1999 65,711,950,000
2000 69,906,390,000
2001 67,989,550,000
2002 65,065,910,000
2003 65,261,540,000
2004 72,141,170,000
2005 78,091,290,000
2006 81,023,610,000
2007 87,785,660,000
2008 89,974,370,000
2009 81,359,460,000
2010 82,848,800,000
2011 88,875,820,000
2012 86,648,660,000
2013 83,978,860,000
2014 90,147,650,000
2015 93,249,870,000
2016 97,694,170,000

Gross capital formation (% of GDP)

Gross capital formation (% of GDP) in Belgium was 23.91 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 46 years was 30.34 in 1974, while its lowest value was 18.59 in 1986.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1970 29.70
1971 28.60
1972 26.60
1973 27.64
1974 30.34
1975 26.67
1976 27.02
1977 26.68
1978 26.46
1979 26.00
1980 26.60
1981 22.61
1982 21.63
1983 18.79
1984 19.85
1985 19.01
1986 18.59
1987 19.67
1988 21.89
1989 23.56
1990 24.38
1991 22.88
1992 22.63
1993 21.97
1994 22.05
1995 21.82
1996 21.67
1997 22.30
1998 22.42
1999 22.71
2000 23.78
2001 22.59
2002 20.66
2003 20.86
2004 22.49
2005 23.61
2006 23.88
2007 24.45
2008 25.73
2009 21.66
2010 22.69
2011 23.99
2012 23.20
2013 22.17
2014 23.35
2015 23.58
2016 23.91

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts