Gross Fixed Capital Formation (As % of GDP) rose to 43.4% in Haiti in 2017

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Haiti | February 1, 2019
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Gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP reached 43.4 % in 2017 in Haiti, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP in Haiti reached an all time high of 43.4 % in 2017 and an all time low of 24.5 % in 1997. When compared to Haiti's main peers, gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP in Cuba amounted to 9.87 %, 21.9 % in Dominican Republic, 22.1 % in Jamaica and 7.44 % in Puerto Rico in 2017.

Haiti has been ranked 5th within the group of 157 countries we follow in terms of gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross fixed capital formation includes: land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); purchases of plant, machinery, and equipment, and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings.

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba % 7.71% 7.76% 8.24% 7.30% 8.64%
Dominican Republic % 24.7% 24.1% 22.3% 23.1% 22.8%
Haiti % 27.9% 35.6% 36.7% 38.2% 41.1%
Jamaica % 20.9% 19.6% 21.0% 22.0% 21.2%
Mexico % 22.3% 22.8% 21.3% 21.0% 22.5%
Puerto Rico % 9.57% 10.2% 9.44% 8.82% 8.52%
USA % 18.8% 19.6% 19.8% 20.3% 20.3%