Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) - Country Ranking

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.

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Suriname 65.96 2016
2 Bhutan 55.03 2016
3 Congo 50.41 2016
4 Mauritania 50.00 2016
5 Turkmenistan 47.20 2012
6 Algeria 42.90 2016
7 China 42.86 2016
8 Panama 42.81 2016
9 Ethiopia 39.84 2016
10 Kiribati 39.62 1992
11 Djibouti 37.49 2007
12 Zambia 36.23 2016
13 Timor-Leste 35.11 2015
14 Myanmar 34.72 2015
15 Cabo Verde 34.52 2014
16 Brunei 34.37 2016
17 Oman 33.82 2015
18 Seychelles 33.73 2015
19 Tanzania 33.51 2016
20 Tonga 33.01 2012
21 New Caledonia 32.90 1990
22 Lao PDR 32.61 2016
23 Indonesia 32.57 2016
24 Gabon 32.53 2016
25 Kyrgyz Republic 32.48 2016
26 Ireland 31.82 2016
27 Niger 31.79 2016
28 Botswana 31.23 2016
29 Georgia 30.30 2016
30 Haiti 30.22 2016
31 Morocco 30.20 2016
32 Libya 29.83 2008
33 Korea 29.68 2016
34 Bangladesh 29.65 2016
35 Guyana 29.64 2016
36 Nicaragua 29.51 2016
37 Turkey 29.31 2016
38 Nepal 28.80 2016
39 Sri Lanka 27.56 2016
40 Benin 27.23 2016
41 India 27.12 2016
42 Saudi Arabia 26.44 2016
43 Vanuatu 25.92 2014
44 Bahrain 25.88 2016
45 Malaysia 25.75 2016
46 Rwanda 25.55 2016
47 Australia 25.50 2016
48 Senegal 25.48 2016
49 Ecuador 25.47 2016
50 Albania 25.35 2016
51 Colombia 25.29 2016
52 Greenland 25.25 2015
53 Macedonia 25.17 2016
54 Jordan 25.15 2009
55 Uganda 25.00 2016
56 Czech Republic 24.96 2016
57 Lebanon 24.89 2016
58 The Bahamas 24.89 2016
59 Singapore 24.87 2016
60 Azerbaijan 24.82 2016
61 Uzbekistan 24.80 2016
62 Burkina Faso 24.69 2015
63 Philippines 24.56 2016
64 Thailand 24.30 2016
65 Namibia 24.27 2016
66 Norway 24.08 2016
67 Switzerland 24.06 2016
68 Sweden 24.05 2016
69 Lesotho 23.95 2016
70 Belarus 23.94 2016
71 Malta 23.76 2016
72 Vietnam 23.68 2016
73 United Arab Emirates 23.64 2016
74 Chad 23.62 2016
75 Belgium 23.44 2016
76 Montenegro 23.18 2016
77 Chile 23.16 2016
78 Japan 23.15 2016
79 New Zealand 23.15 2016
80 Canada 23.00 2016
81 Togo 22.96 2016
82 Mexico 22.86 2016
83 Austria 22.71 2016
84 Palau 22.69 2016
85 Romania 22.67 2016
86 Cameroon 22.52 2016
87 Dominican Republic 22.37 2016
88 Estonia 22.34 2016
89 Moldova 22.32 2016
90 St. Lucia 22.06 2016
91 Kazakhstan 22.00 2016
92 Ghana 21.98 2016
93 France 21.96 2016
94 Honduras 21.76 2016
95 Cambodia 21.69 2016
96 Macao SAR, China 21.62 2016
97 Venezuela 21.62 2014
98 Belize 21.61 2015
99 Finland 21.53 2016
100 Hong Kong SAR, China 21.52 2016
101 Peru 21.51 2016
102 Iceland 21.24 2016
103 Jamaica 21.23 2016
104 Slovak Republic 21.19 2016
105 Russia 21.05 2016
106 Comoros 20.90 2016
107 Bolivia 20.75 2016
108 Iraq 20.60 2016
109 Mongolia 20.53 2016
110 Mozambique 20.53 2016
111 Côte d'Ivoire 20.46 2016
112 Syrian Arab Republic 20.42 2007
113 Denmark 20.41 2016
114 Israel 20.26 2016
115 Iran 20.26 2016
116 Liberia 20.09 2016
117 Croatia 20.08 2016
118 Germany 20.04 2016
119 Spain 19.99 2016
120 Netherlands 19.93 2016
121 Tunisia 19.65 2016
122 South Africa 19.54 2016
123 United States 19.50 2016
124 Hungary 19.23 2016
125 Lithuania 18.93 2016
126 Uruguay 18.89 2016
127 The Gambia 18.73 2016
128 Sudan 18.68 2016
129 Bulgaria 18.57 2016
130 Guinea 18.55 2005
131 Costa Rica 18.42 2016
132 Latvia 18.20 2016
133 Papua New Guinea 18.13 2004
134 Poland 18.07 2016
135 Sierra Leone 18.01 2016
136 Kuwait 17.98 2009
137 Armenia 17.79 2016
138 Serbia 17.73 2016
139 Afghanistan 17.71 2016
140 Paraguay 17.66 2016
141 Slovenia 17.58 2016
142 Cyprus 17.51 2016
143 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.35 2016
144 Kenya 17.28 2016
145 Mauritius 17.27 2016
146 Luxembourg 17.19 2016
147 Mali 17.16 2016
148 Italy 17.08 2016
149 Burundi 16.87 2016
150 United Kingdom 16.44 2016
151 Brazil 16.38 2016
152 Dem. Rep. Congo 16.35 2016
153 Fiji 16.28 2015
154 Barbados 15.38 2015
155 Portugal 15.30 2016
156 Madagascar 15.26 2016
157 Malawi 15.19 2016
158 Ukraine 15.15 2016
159 Nigeria 14.83 2015
160 Argentina 14.82 2016
161 Egypt 14.48 2016
162 Tajikistan 14.10 2013
163 Pakistan 13.95 2016
164 El Salvador 13.64 2016
165 Central African Republic 13.62 2016
166 Solomon Islands 13.37 2006
167 Guatemala 12.48 2016
168 Swaziland 12.44 2016
169 Trinidad and Tobago 12.40 2015
170 Zimbabwe 12.13 2016
171 Greece 11.74 2016
172 Equatorial Guinea 10.79 2016
173 Eritrea 10.00 2011
174 Puerto Rico 9.51 2013
175 Cuba 8.64 2015
176 Angola 8.40 2016
177 Somalia 8.00 2016
178 Guinea-Bissau 4.93 2016
179 Yemen 1.52 2016

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual