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Capital Formation

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The following tables show a further breakdown of Gross domestic fixed capital formation from the Expenditure. Tables 15 and 17 are broken down by type of asset and tables 16 and 18 are broken down by sector of use.

X-axis labelDwellingsRoadsOther building and constructionTransfer costsTransport equipmentOther machinery and equipmentSoftwareExplorationArtistic originalsResearch and development
20175.20.913.41.112.44.92.60.20.226.6
7.70370370370371.3333333333333319.85185185185191.6296296296296318.37037037037047.259259259259263.851851851851850.2962962962962960.29629629629629639.4074074074074

Figure 9.1 above shows the contribution by asset type to Gross Fixed Capital Formation. In 2017 the largest contributor was Research and development accounting for 39% of the total. This included the large amount of R&D related IP imports in 2017.

X-axis labelAgriculture, forestry and fishingFuel and power productsManufacturing productsBuilding and constructionMarket servicesNon-market services
200968422376262102259883051
20105821999540515220352572
20116841510455013232722623
201276815866196-12269512295
20138592059703223235672856
20148731784763764298152852
2015878167820652106382553216
2016871170848246162430703588
2017796163918465153427843563

Figure 9.2 above show the contribution by activity to Gross Fixed Capital Formation from 2009 to 2017. This shows the large increase in the Manufacturing sector driven by the R&D related IP imports in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Show Table: Table 15 Gross Domestic Physical Capital Formation at Current Market Prices

Show Table: Table 16 Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation by Sector of Use at Current Market Prices

Show Table: Table 17 Gross Domestic Physical Capital Formation at Constant Market Prices (chain linked annually and referenced to year 2016)

Show Table: Table 18 Gross Domestic Fixed Capital Formation by Sector of Use at Constant Market Prices (chain linked annually and referenced to year 2016)

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