Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) fell to 0.200% in Lebanon in 2017

Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Lebanon | May 17, 2019
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Gross capital formation as a share of GDP reached 0.200 % in 2017 in Lebanon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.08 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Lebanon reached an all time high of 0.367 % in 1994 and an all time low of 0.187 % in 2002. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Cyprus amounted to 0.202 %, 0.208 % in Israel and 0.230 % in Jordan in 2017.

Lebanon has been ranked 131st within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of gross capital formation as a share of GDP, 42 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Measures the value of acquisitions of new or existing fixed assets by the business sector, governments and "pure" households (excluding their unincorporated enterprises), less disposals of fixed assets.

Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Cyprus % 0.202% 17.0% 19.6% 20.6% 21.0%
Egypt % 0.153% 15.5% 16.8% 18.2% 19.2%
Greece % 0.125% 12.6% 13.8% 14.8% 15.4%
Iraq % 0.179% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Israel % 0.208% 20.9% 21.0% 20.9% 20.9%
Jordan % 0.230% 19.4% 19.0% 18.5% 18.1%
Lebanon % 0.200% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia % 0.279% 26.6% 26.5% 26.9% 26.9%
Syria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey % 0.310% 30.7% 26.4% 25.2% 24.4%