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Gross fixed capital formation in Malawi

Fixed capital formation of Malawi, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 fixed capital formation of Malawi in current prices grew by 0.71 billion US dollars (in 7.5 times) to 0.82 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.30 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.6 million, as well as by 0.41 billion US dollars by increasing of fixed capital formation per capita by 23.9 US dollars. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation of Malawi was 0.016 billion US dollars or 4.6%. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation of Malawi in constant prices was 3.1%. Share in the world decreased by 0.0081%. Share in Africa dropped by 0.32%. Minimal fixed capital formation was in 1971 (0.098 billion US dollars). Maximal fixed capital formation was in 2010 (1.6 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi increased by 23.9 US dollars (in 2.0 times) to 47.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation per capita in current prices was 0.53 US dollars or 1.6%.

Fixed capital formation of Malawi, 1970

Fixed capital formation of Malawi in 1970 was 0.11 billion US dollars, ranked 103rd in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation of Sudan (0.11 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Mongolia (0.11 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world fixed capital formation was 0.013%.

Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi in 1970 was worth 23.8 US dollars, ranked 155th in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation per capita in Palestine (24.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Comoros (23.7 US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the World (237.8 US dollars) by 214.0 US dollars.

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Malawi and the neighbors in 1970. Fixed capital formation of Malawi was greater than fixed capital formation of Zimbabwe (0.1 billion US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation of Tanzania (0.6 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Mozambique (0.4 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Zambia (0.2 billion US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was greater than fixed capital formation per capita in Zimbabwe (9.9 US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation per capita in Zambia (56.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Tanzania (47.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Mozambique (41.4 US dollars).

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Malawi and leaders in 1970. Fixed capital formation of Malawi was less than fixed capital formation of the United States (227.8 billion US dollars) in 2 077.9 times, fixed capital formation of Japan (78.5 billion US dollars) in 715.7 times, fixed capital formation of Germany (63.0 billion US dollars) in 575.0 times, fixed capital formation of China (23.0 billion US dollars) in 209.4 times, fixed capital formation of India (10.1 billion US dollars) in 91.7 times. Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was greater than fixed capital formation per capita in India (18.2 US dollars) by 30.6%, but was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the United States (1 087.4 US dollars) in 45.7 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Germany (804.5 US dollars) in 33.8 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Japan (756.8 US dollars) in 31.8 times, fixed capital formation per capita in China (28.4 US dollars) by 19.5%.

Potential fixed capital formation of Malawi in 1970. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (1 087.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 5.0 billion US dollars, it is in 45.7 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the World (237.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 1.1 billion US dollars, it is in 10.0 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (61.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 0.28 billion US dollars, it is in 2.6 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Zambia (56.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 0.26 billion US dollars, it is in 2.4 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (28.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 0.13 billion US dollars, it is by 21.1% more than the actual level.

Fixed capital formation of Malawi, 2015

Fixed capital formation of Malawi in 2015 was worth 0.82 billion US dollars, ranked 162nd in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation of Fiji (0.87 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of CuraƧao (0.84 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Cayman Islands (0.84 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Montenegro (0.82 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Guyana (0.80 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Djibouti (0.80 bln. US dollars). Share of Malawi in the world fixed capital formation was 0.0044%.

Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi in 2015 was 47.7 US dollars, ranked 205th in the world. Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the World (2 526.2 US dollars) by 2 478.5 US dollars.

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Malawi and the neighbors in 2015. Fixed capital formation of Malawi was less than fixed capital formation of Tanzania (15.7 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Zambia (9.1 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Mozambique (4.6 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Zimbabwe (1.8 billion US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was less than fixed capital formation per capita in Zambia (562.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Tanzania (302.5 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Mozambique (163.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Zimbabwe (117.4 US dollars).

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Malawi and leaders in 2015. Fixed capital formation of Malawi was less than fixed capital formation of China (4 848.8 billion US dollars) in 5 907.2 times, fixed capital formation of the United States (3 576.6 billion US dollars) in 4 357.3 times, fixed capital formation of Japan (1 026.9 billion US dollars) in 1 251.1 times, fixed capital formation of Germany (672.5 billion US dollars) in 819.3 times, fixed capital formation of India (648.4 billion US dollars) in 790.0 times. Fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the United States (11 115.4 US dollars) in 233.1 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Germany (8 334.7 US dollars) in 174.8 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Japan (8 113.5 US dollars) in 170.1 times, fixed capital formation per capita in China (3 523.7 US dollars) in 73.9 times, fixed capital formation per capita in India (494.5 US dollars) in 10.4 times.

Potential fixed capital formation of Malawi in 2015. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (11 115.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 191.3 billion US dollars, it is in 233.1 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the World (2 526.2 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 43.5 billion US dollars, it is in 53.0 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Zambia (562.4 US dollars), as the best neighbor, fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 9.7 billion US dollars, it is in 11.8 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (424.9 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 7.3 billion US dollars, it is in 8.9 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (216.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Malawi would be 3.7 billion US dollars, it is in 4.5 times more than the actual level.

Size of fixed capital formation in Malawi

Gross fixed capital formation in Malawi, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.110.410.450.321.60.82
constant prices19700.110.370.220.230.520.43
20050.120.400.240.250.560.46
Picture. Malawi: fixed capital formation

fixed capital formation in Malawi and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania0.642.23.02.38.915.7
Zambia0.230.490.720.755.29.1
Mozambique0.380.600.711.11.84.6
Zimbabwe0.0520.170.340.892.01.8
Malawi0.110.410.450.321.60.82

fixed capital formation in Malawi and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
China23.089.896.9405.02 744.84 848.8
United States227.8672.41 269.32 369.52 691.13 576.6
Japan78.5362.71 049.01 338.41 215.81 026.9
Germany63.0246.1431.6448.9667.1672.5
India10.140.084.7114.8588.1648.4
Malawi0.110.410.450.321.60.82

Growth of fixed capital formation in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: fixed capital formation, growth Picture. Malawi: fixed capital formation, growth

fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi

Picture. Malawi: fixed capital formation per capita Picture. Malawi: fixed capital formation per capita

fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Zambia56.082.788.570.6377.0562.4
Tanzania47.0118.4122.769.4201.0302.5
Mozambique41.450.453.559.574.7163.4
Zimbabwe9.923.732.171.3146.5117.4
Malawi23.866.647.728.6106.147.7

fixed capital formation per capita in Malawi and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 087.42 928.75 020.08 375.78 684.411 115.4
Germany804.53 149.05 466.15 481.78 294.28 334.7
Japan756.83 129.18 581.210 646.69 549.38 113.5
China28.491.883.9319.02 046.93 523.7
India18.257.397.3109.0477.8494.5
Malawi23.866.647.728.6106.147.7

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