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Gross capital formation in the World

Capital formation of the World, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 capital formation of the World in current prices rose by 18 075.4 billion US dollars (in 20.6 times) to 18 998.4 billion US dollars; change occurred by 920.1 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 3 668.1 million, as well as by 17 155.3 billion US dollars by increasing of capital formation per capita by 2 334.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation of the World was 401.7 billion US dollars or 7.0%. The average annual growth of capital formation of the World in constant prices was 3.1%. Minimal capital formation was in 1970 (923.0 billion US dollars). Maximal capital formation was in 2014 (20 005.3 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 capital formation per capita in the World grew by 2 334.8 US dollars (in 10.3 times) to 2 585.6 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation per capita in current prices was 51.9 US dollars or 5.3%.

Change of capital formation of the World described by linear regression model: y=398.1x-785 567.1, where y - estimated value of capital formation of the World, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.943. Determination rate = 0.889.

Capital formation of the World, 1970

Capital formation of the World in 1970 was 923.0 billion US dollars.

Capital formation per capita in the World in 1970 was equal to 250.8 US dollars.

Capital formation of the World in 1970 consisted of capital formation of the United States (24.9%), capital formation of USSR (16.8%), capital formation of Japan (9.4%), capital formation of Germany (7.6%), capital formation of France (4.5%), and others (36.8%).

Capital formation of the World, 2015

Capital formation of the World in 2015 was 18 998.4 billion US dollars.

Capital formation per capita in the World in 2015 was worth 2 585.6 US dollars.

Capital formation of the World in 2015 consisted of capital formation of China (26.5%), capital formation of the United States (19.3%), capital formation of Japan (5.5%), capital formation of India (3.6%), capital formation of Germany (3.4%), and others (41.7%).

Size of capital formation in the World

Gross capital formation in the World, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices923.03 280.45 814.68 059.416 028.818 998.4
constant prices1970923.01 302.11 765.72 346.03 066.03 637.3
20053 817.45 385.37 302.89 703.012 680.715 043.8
Picture. World: capital formation

Growth of capital formation in the World

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capital formation per capita in the World

Picture. World: capital formation per capita

Rating of capital formation in the World

Rating of capital formation in the World, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
World18 998.4100
regions
1Asia9 117.048.0
2Americas5 205.527.4
3Europe3 785.419.9
4Africa524.42.8
5Oceania366.11.9
subregions
1Eastern Asia6 658.335.0
2Northern America4 041.321.3
3Western Europe1 695.68.9
4Southern Asia937.94.9
5Northern Europe924.84.9
6South America798.74.2
7Western Asia733.63.9
8South-Eastern Asia692.53.6
9Southern Europe638.43.4
10Eastern Europe526.72.8
11Australia and New Zealand358.01.9
12Central America316.81.7
13Northern Africa202.71.1
14Western Africa112.40.59
15Central Asia94.60.50
16Eastern Africa83.90.44
17Southern Africa74.90.39
18Middle Africa50.40.27
19Caribbean48.80.26
20Melanesia6.50.034
21Polynesia1.30.0067
22Micronesia0.340.0018
countries
1 China5 027.226.5
2 United States3 670.019.3
3 Japan1 047.95.5
4 India685.03.6
5 Germany647.33.4
6 France540.92.8
7 United Kingdom502.72.6
8 South Korea392.52.1
9 Canada370.01.9
10 Australia317.61.7
11 Brazil314.01.7
12 Italy309.51.6
13 Indonesia297.91.6
14 Mexico260.01.4
15 Russia246.31.3
16 Spain239.31.3
17 Saudi Arabia213.31.1
18 Switzerland154.50.81
19 Venezuela145.10.76
20 Netherlands144.60.76
21 Turkey132.90.70
22 Sweden120.00.63
23 Iran118.00.62
24 Norway109.10.57
25 Argentina106.60.56
26 Belgium105.60.56
27 United Arab Emirates101.70.54
28 Poland97.50.51
29 Thailand95.30.50
30 Austria88.60.47
31 Algeria84.30.44
32 Colombia81.00.43
33 Singapore77.00.41
34 Nigeria76.60.40
35 Malaysia74.30.39
36 Hong Kong67.10.35
37 South Africa65.20.34
38 Qatar64.00.34
39 Ireland61.40.32
40 Philippines60.10.32
41 Israel59.70.31
42 Denmark59.50.31
43 Bangladesh56.20.30
44 Chile54.00.28
45 Viet Nam53.50.28
46 Kazakhstan51.10.27
47 Finland49.00.26
48 Czech Republic48.50.26
49 Peru46.70.25
50 Romania45.50.24
51 Egypt45.40.24
52 Iraq44.20.23
53 New Zealand40.40.21
54 Pakistan40.30.21
55 Morocco34.10.18
56 Portugal30.80.16
57 Kuwait28.50.15
58 Ecuador26.90.14
59 Hungary26.40.14
60 Oman25.10.13
61 Panama25.00.13
62 Sri Lanka24.70.13
63 Ethiopia23.50.12
64 Myanmar21.90.12
65 Uzbekistan20.30.11
66 Slovakia20.20.11
67 Angola19.40.10
68 Greece19.20.10
69 Turkmenistan18.50.097
70 Sudan16.40.086
71 Belarus16.40.086
72 Azerbaijan15.20.080
73 Dominican Republic14.50.076
74 Ukraine13.90.073
75 Kenya13.40.071
76 Libya13.00.068
77 Tanzania12.70.067
78 Lebanon12.60.067
79 Macao11.20.059
80 Luxembourg11.10.059
81 Uruguay10.60.056
82 Bulgaria10.40.055
83 Costa Rica10.20.054
84 Tunisia9.60.050
85 Croatia9.10.048
86 Zambia9.10.048
87 Ghana9.10.048
88 Puerto Rico9.00.047
89 Slovenia8.60.045
90 Guatemala8.60.045
91 Lithuania8.20.043
92 Cuba8.20.043
93 Syria8.10.043
94 Nepal8.00.042
95 Bahrain7.60.040
96 D.R. of the Congo7.40.039
97 Equatorial Guinea7.30.039
98 Jordan7.20.038
99 Serbia7.00.037
100 Côte d'Ivoire6.50.034
101 Bolivia6.30.033
102 Uganda6.30.033
103 Mozambique6.30.033
104 Latvia6.00.031
105 Cameroon5.80.031
106 Estonia5.60.029
107 Honduras4.90.026
108 Paraguay4.60.024
109 Brunei Darussalam4.60.024
110 Georgia4.50.024
111 Botswana4.50.024
112 Congo4.10.022
113 Nicaragua4.00.021
114 Laos4.00.021
115 Gabon4.00.021
116 Namibia3.90.021
117 Trinidad and Tobago3.80.020
118 Afghanistan3.80.020
119 Cambodia3.60.019
120 Burkina Faso3.60.019
121 El Salvador3.60.019
122 Senegal3.40.018
123 New Caledonia3.40.018
124 Albania3.30.017
125 Iceland3.20.017
126 Macedonia3.10.016
127 Mongolia3.10.016
128 Jamaica3.00.016
129 Cyprus2.80.015
130 Niger2.80.015
131 Haiti2.70.014
132 Palestine2.70.014
133 Bosnia and Herzegovina2.70.014
134 Mauritius2.40.013
135 Tajikistan2.40.013
136 Malta2.40.013
137 Bahamas2.40.013
138 Kyrgyzstan2.30.012
139 Mali2.30.012
140 Benin2.30.012
141 Armenia2.20.011
142 Rwanda2.10.011
143 Mauritania2.10.011
144 Suriname2.10.011
145 Chad1.90.0100
146 Zimbabwe1.80.0097
147 Kosovo1.80.0093
148 Papua New Guinea1.70.0091
149 Madagascar1.60.0085
150 Liechtenstein1.50.0077
151 Moldova1.50.0077
152 Monaco1.40.0074
153 South Sudan1.30.0067
154 Curaçao1.20.0062
155 Bhutan1.20.0062
156 Yemen1.10.0058
157 French Polynesia1.10.0056
158 Guinea1.00.0054
159 Togo1.00.0053
160 Fiji0.920.0048
161 Cayman Islands0.840.0044
162 Malawi0.820.0043
163 Montenegro0.800.0042
164 Guyana0.800.0042
165 Djibouti0.730.0038
166 Maldives0.690.0036
167 Bermuda0.670.0035
168 Lesotho0.660.0035
169 Swaziland0.620.0032
170 Barbados0.610.0032
171 Greenland0.600.0032
172 Aruba0.600.0031
173 Andorra0.560.0030
174 Sierra Leone0.540.0029
175 Cabo Verde0.530.0028
176 Seychelles0.460.0024
177 Liberia0.410.0022
178 Belize0.370.0019
179 Eritrea0.360.0019
180 Saint Kitts and Nevis0.360.0019
181 Timor-Leste0.350.0018
182 Antigua and Barbuda0.330.0017
183 Saint Lucia0.290.0015
184 Burundi0.290.0015
185 Somalia0.270.0014
186 San Marino0.260.0014
187 Central African Republic0.240.0012
188 Solomon Islands0.200.0011
189 British Virgin Islands0.200.0010
190 Gambia0.200.0010
191 St. Vincent and the Grenadines0.190.0010
192 Vanuatu0.190.0010
193 Grenada0.180.0009
194 Sint Maarten0.150.0008
195 Turks and Caicos Islands0.140.0007
196 Guinea-Bissau0.120.0006
197 Sao Tome and Principe0.110.0006
198 FS Micronesia0.0980.0005
199 Dominica0.0980.0005
200 Tonga0.0920.0005
201 Anguilla0.0870.0005
202 Nauru0.0830.0004
203 Kiribati0.0710.0004
204 Samoa0.0700.0004
205 Palau0.0640.0003
206 Comoros0.0430.0002
207 Cook Islands0.0360.0002
208 Marshall Islands0.0230.0001
209 Tuvalu0.0160.0001
210 Montserrat0.0100.0001
Picture. World: structure of capital formation by regions, 2015, % Picture. World: structure of capital formation by subregions, 2015, % Picture. World: structure of capital formation by leaders, 2015, %

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