Gross fixed capital formation (constant 2010 US$) - Central America & the Caribbean
Definition: Gross fixed capital formation (formerly gross domestic fixed investment) includes land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in constant 2010 U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Gross fixed capital formation (constant 2010 US$) varies by country in Central America & the Caribbean. 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 Dominican Republic, with a value of 21,259,070,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Belize, with a value of 326,836,500.00.
Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.
Aggregation method: Gap-filled total
Base Period: 2010