Gross capital formation as a share of GDP reached 15.4 % in 2020 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.31 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Pakistan reached an all time high of 22.7 % in 1965 and an all time low of 12.8 % in 1973. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Afghanistan amounted to 17.0 %, 43.9 % in China, 27.8 % in India and 40.7 % in Iran in 2020.
Pakistan has been ranked 141st within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of gross capital formation as a share of GDP, 16 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.