For that indicator, International Monetary Fund provides data for South Korea from 1980 to 2024. The average value for South Korea during that period was 32.67 percent with a minumum of 27.76 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 41.37 percent in 1991.
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Definition: Expressed as a ratio of total investment in current local currency and GDP in current local currency. Investment or gross capital formation is measured by the total value of the gross fixed capital formation and changes in inventories and acquisitions less disposals of valuables for a unit or sector.