Capital investment, percent of GDP - country data from around the world:
The average for 2016 was 23.46 percent.The highest value was in Suriname: 59.73 percent and the lowest value was in Yemen: 1.52 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Capital investment, percent of GDP.
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.