Gross fixed capital formation (constant 2010 US$) - Africa

Definition: Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes 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. According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in constant 2010 U.S. dollars.

Description: The map below shows how Gross fixed capital formation (constant 2010 US$) varies by country in Africa. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the region is Algeria, with a value of 86,948,890,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Guinea-Bissau, with a value of 118,113,200.00.

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

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Gap-filled total

Base Period: 2010

Periodicity: Annual