Food and Agriculture Statistics

Agricultural investments and capital stock

The FAO Capital Stock Database reports on aggregate physical investment flows and capital stock in agriculture, forestry, and fishing for 190 countries and territories from 1995 to 2017. The 2020 FAOSTAT analytical brief presents the latest update.

Globally, between 2010 and 2017, Gross Fixed Capital Formation in agriculture increased by about 29 percent, from $477 to US Dollars 617 billion in constant 2010 USD. Aggregate physical investments are growing overtime globally, but growth rates and trends differ across regions and countries. Agricultural investment rates grow faster in high-medium income countries, the agricultural sector is less capital-intense in low income countries.


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