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Gross capital formation in Eastern Africa

Capital formation of Eastern Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 capital formation of Eastern Africa in current prices rose by 80.6 billion US dollars (in 25.5 times) to 83.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 8.9 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 286.9 million, as well as by 71.8 billion US dollars by increasing of capital formation per capita by 182.5 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation of Eastern Africa was 1.8 billion US dollars or 7.5%. The average annual growth of capital formation of Eastern Africa in constant prices was 5.6%. Share in the world rose by 0.086%. Share in Africa increased by 2.5%. Minimal capital formation was in 1970 (3.3 billion US dollars). Maximal capital formation was in 2014 (88.1 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa grew by 182.5 US dollars (in 6.9 times) to 213.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation per capita in current prices was 4.1 US dollars or 4.4%.

Change of capital formation of Eastern Africa described by linear regression model: y=1.3x-2 643.4, where y - estimated value of capital formation of Eastern Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.801. Determination rate = 0.641.

Capital formation of Eastern Africa, 1970

Capital formation of Eastern Africa in 1970 was 3.3 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world capital formation was 0.36%.

Capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa in 1970 was 30.9 US dollars. Capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa was less than capital formation per capita in the World (250.8 US dollars) by 219.9 US dollars.

Capital formation of Eastern Africa in 1970 consisted of capital formation of Tanzania (20.5%), capital formation of Uganda (17.8%), capital formation of Kenya (14.2%), capital formation of Mozambique (11.7%), capital formation of Zimbabwe (10.8%), and others (25%).

Capital formation of Eastern Africa, 2015

Capital formation of Eastern Africa in 2015 was worth 83.9 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world capital formation was 0.44%.

Capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa in 2015 was equal to 213.4 US dollars. Capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa was less than capital formation per capita in the World (2 585.6 US dollars) by 2 372.3 US dollars.

Capital formation of Eastern Africa in 2015 consisted of capital formation of Ethiopia (28.1%), capital formation of Kenya (16%), capital formation of Tanzania (15.2%), capital formation of Zambia (10.9%), capital formation of Uganda (7.5%), and others (22.3%).

Size of capital formation in Eastern Africa

Gross capital formation in Eastern Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices3.39.813.415.649.383.9
constant prices19703.34.25.27.520.038.2
20057.39.311.516.644.284.5
Picture. Eastern Africa: capital formation Picture. Capital formation: share of Eastern Africa in the world

Growth of capital formation in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: capital formation, growth Picture. Eastern Africa: capital formation, growth

capital formation per capita in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: capital formation per capita Picture. Eastern Africa: capital formation per capita

Rating of capital formation in Eastern Africa

Rating of capital formation in Eastern Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Eastern Africa83.9100
countries
1 Ethiopia23.528.1
2 Kenya13.416.0
3 Tanzania12.715.2
4 Zambia9.110.9
5 Uganda6.37.5
6 Mozambique6.37.5
7 Mauritius2.42.9
8 Rwanda2.12.5
9 Zimbabwe1.82.2
10 Madagascar1.61.9
11 South Sudan1.31.5
12 Malawi0.820.98
13 Djibouti0.730.87
14 Seychelles0.460.55
15 Eritrea0.360.43
16 Burundi0.290.34
17 Somalia0.270.32
18 Comoros0.0430.051
Picture. Eastern Africa: structure of capital formation by leaders, 2015, %

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