Canada: Capital investment, in dollars

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 Canada

Capital investment, billion USD

 Latest value 524.36
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 169.73
 Min - Max 9.29 - 524.36
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Canada during that period was 169.73 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 9.29 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 524.36 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 524.36 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 141 countries is 150.12 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Canada - Capital investment, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Canada - Capital investment, in dollars - historical chart - 1961-2022




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.

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