Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) of African Countries in 1976
Updated on May 15, 2023.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1976, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) were:

  1. Gabon: 73.5%
  2. Algeria: 43.35%
  3. Seychelles: 38.92%

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest gross capital formation (percent of gdp) in 1976 were:

  1. Uganda: 6.25%
  2. Madagascar: 8.14%
  3. Burundi: 9.09%

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1976. You can also see links at the bottom of this page to see the historical Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) information for each African country.

The World Bank defines Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) as "consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and 'work in progress'" .

See also: GDP of Africa in 1976.

Data Source: World Bank.
Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) of African Countries in 1976 (US$)
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Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) of African Countries in 1976
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Country Gross Capital Formation (% of GDP)
Algeria 43.35
Benin 16.65
Botswana 33.77
Burkina Faso 22.85
Burundi 9.09
Cameroon 17.59
Republic of Congo 31.00
Ivory Coast 22.99
Central African Republic 11.97
Chad 17.05
Egypt 21.63
Eswatini 22.19
Gabon 73.50
Gambia 11.75
Guinea-Bissau 16.26
Kenya 20.24
Lesotho 34.27
Madagascar 8.14
Mali 13.36
Mauritania 21.50
Mauritius 30.80
Morocco 29.20
Zimbabwe 16.11
Uganda 6.25
Tunisia 30.66
Togo 24.87
Sudan 19.75
Somalia 29.89
South Africa 27.67
Senegal 10.33
Rwanda 13.82
Niger 14.21
Seychelles 38.92

Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) of African Countries

Use the links below to see the historical Gross Capital Formation (Percent of GDP) for each African country.