Gross fixed capital formation in tangible assets; volume figures

Gross fixed capital formation in tangible assets; volume figures

Periods Volume index (2015=100) Volume changes (%)
2020 April* 118.5 -11.0
2020 May* 108.8 -18.6
2020 June* 120.7 -4.7
2020 July* 114.5 -3.3
2020 August* 79.5 -7.2
2020 September* 129.3 -3.6
2020 October* 131.0 -5.9
2020 November* 133.6 -3.1
2020 December* 103.3 -0.6
2021 January* 123.0 -4.5
2021 February* 115.1 -7.0
2021 March* 141.5 9.5
Source: CBS.
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Table description


The results are the volume index, base year 2015=100 and year-on-year changes in the volume of gross fixed capital formation in tangible assets by companies, households, non-profit institutions and government. All expenditure by companies, households, non-profit institutions and government on tangible assets which are used for more than one year in the production process are regarded as fixed capital formation in tangible assets. Fixed capital formation in intangible assets, like software, licenses etc., is not taken into account.

Data available from: January 2004.

Status of the figures:
The figures on 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 are provisional. The other figures are definite.

Changes as of 19 May 2021:
Data over March 2021 have been added. Data over January and February 2021 have been adjusted.

The figures may be adjusted as new or updated source information becomes available. In addition, the monthly figures will be adjusted retrospectively to fit those of gross fixed capital formation in tangible assets in the Quarterly National Accounts. A complete revision of the National Accounts is carried out once every five years.

When will new figures be published?
About seven weeks after the month under review.

Description topics

Volume index
Volume index, base year 2015=100.

An index compares the value of a variable in a certain period with the value of the same variable in the base period. The index of this base period is 100.
Volume changes
Volume changes relative to one year previously (%). Volume changes reflect the development of gross fixed capital formation
adjusted for price developments.