Gross capital formation as a share of GDP reached 18.2 % in 2019 in Afghanistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.848 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 55.9 % in 2007 and an all time low of 5.18 % in 1967. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Iran amounted to 39.8 %, 15.6 % in Pakistan and 20.5 % in Tajikistan in 2019.
Afghanistan has been ranked 130th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of gross capital formation as a share of GDP, 112 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.