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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Gross capital formation in % of GDP

17.6 (%) in 2016

In 2016, gross capital formation for Democratic Republic of the Congo was 17.6 %. Though Democratic Republic of the Congo gross capital formation fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1997 - 2016 period ending at 17.6 % in 2016.

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What is gross capital formation?

Gross capital formation (also known as 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.

What is Democratic Republic of the Congo gross capital formation?

Date Value Change, %
2016 17.6 -10.17 %
2015 19.6 -15.75 %
2014 23.2 6.32 %
2013 21.8 52.44 %
2012 14.3 -42.44 %
2011 24.9 -13.51 %
2010 28.8 97.65 %
2009 14.6 34.12 %
2008 10.9 -20.82 %
2007 13.7 -6.38 %
2006 14.6 24.34 %
2005 11.8