Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) rose to 66.0% in Mozambique in 2019

Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Mozambique | January 1, 2020
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Gross capital formation as a share of GDP reached 66.0 % in 2019 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 64.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Mozambique reached an all time high of 66.0 % in 2019 and an all time low of 0.035 % in 1985. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Malawi amounted to 13.0 %, 18.0 % in South Africa, 31.4 % in Tanzania and 42.1 % in Zambia in 2019.

Mozambique has been ranked 1st within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of gross capital formation as a share of GDP, 157 places above 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
Angola % 0.241% 26.4% 26.1% 27.0% 27.8%
Botswana % 0.281% 28.3% 30.0% 30.8% 30.5%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.208% 12.4% 14.4% 14.8% 15.1%
Kenya % 0.182% 16.8% 18.5% 19.5% 19.8%
Lesotho % 24.0% 25.0% 30.9% 22.2% 28.3%
Malawi % 0.134% 11.8% 13.0% 12.9% 13.0%
Mozambique % 0.392% 40.0% 66.0% 85.1% 106%
Namibia % 0.177% 22.3% 23.0% 23.5% 23.6%
South Africa % 0.186% 18.1% 18.0% 18.1% 18.2%
Swaziland % 0.117% 13.3% 11.9% 9.51% 7.71%
Tanzania % 0.340% 30.5% 31.4% 31.4% 31.1%
Uganda % 0.237% 27.2% 28.9% 28.8% 27.6%
Zambia % 42.2% 44.4% 42.1% 41.1% 38.5%
Zimbabwe % 0.097% 18.7% 17.9% 17.2% 16.6%