Gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP reached 22.3 % in 2017 in Mexico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.55 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP in Mexico reached an all time high of 25.0 % in 1981 and an all time low of 15.5 % in 1962. When compared to Mexico's main peers, gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP in Belize amounted to 18.4 %, 12.3 % in Guatemala, 23.1 % in Honduras and 20.5 % in USA in 2017.
Mexico has been ranked 73rd within the group of 157 countries we follow in terms of gross fixed capital formation as a share of GDP, 32 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.