Iran Investment: % of GDP

1988 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Iran Investment: % of GDP

  • Iran Investment accounted for 25.9 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a ratio of 21.8 % in the previous quarter.
  • Iran investment share of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1988 to Dec 2021, with an average ratio of 25.1 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 37.9 % in Jun 1991 and a record low of 14.2 % in Jun 2018.

CEIC calculates Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Nominal Gross Capital Formation and quarterly Nominal GDP. Gross Capital Formation is calculated as the sum of Gross Fixed Capital Formation and Changes in Inventories. The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran provides Nominal Gross Capital Formation in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency. Since Q2 2011, Investment excludes Changes in Inventories.


Related information about Iran Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Iran GDP expanded 7.2 % YoY in Dec 2021.
  • Iran Nominal GDP reached 393.3 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 48.2 % in Dec 2021.
  • Iran GDP Per Capita reached 11,162.2 USD in Mar 2021.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 40.4 % in Dec 2021.

View Iran's Investment: % of GDP from Jun 1988 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Iran Investment: % of GDP

What was Iran's Investment: % of GDP in Dec 2021?

Iran Investment accounted for 25.9 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a ratio of 21.8 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
25.9 Dec 2021 21.8 Sep 2021 14.2 Jun 2018 37.9 Jun 1991 % quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2021

Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 20.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Argentina (%) 13.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 17.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 27.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 13.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 35.3 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 31.7 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Belarus (%) 28.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 29.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 8.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 26.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 20.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) 26.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Bulgaria (%) 20.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 26.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Canada (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 27.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
China (%) 43.0 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Colombia (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 38.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 22.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 25.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 22.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 15.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2004 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 26.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) 28.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
France (%) 26.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 23.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 18.6 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 13.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 25.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 24.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
India (%) 32.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 25.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 22.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 23.4 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Japan (%) 26.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 17.0 2021 yearly 1963 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 19.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 19.7 2020 yearly 1964 - 2020
South Korea (%) 29.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 36.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 25.0 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 48.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Laos (%) 29.0 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Latvia (%) 24.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 9.5 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 24.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 17.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 22.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 41.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 12.3 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 20.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 21.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 23.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 35.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 30.9 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2014
Mozambique (%) 49.8 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 34.1 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Nepal (%) 37.3 2022 yearly 1965 - 2022
Netherlands (%) 20.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 25.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.8 2021 yearly 1981 - 2021
Norway (%) 23.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 20.7 2020 yearly 1967 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 15.1 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 24.1 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 32.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 19.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 23.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1972 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 32.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 27.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 15.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 29.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 29.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 21.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 25.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 13.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 22.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 29.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 3.5 2021 yearly 1976 - 2021
Sweden (%) 27.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.8 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -13,054.478 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 38,295.238 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (IRR bn) 48,431,375.310 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (IRR bn) 118,430,357.100 2028 yearly 1997 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (IRR bn) 25,244,384.530 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Govt Revenues excl Special Rev: Tax: on Goods & Services: Value Added (IRR bn) 388,100.000 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.488 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 23,368.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 72,345.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 599,149.522 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 82,007.491 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 91,409.401 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 38,893.0 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 958,136.222 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 703,280.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.005 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2016 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.449 Apr 2022 monthly May 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 524.597 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 422.214 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Exports: IG: Plastic Materials and Their Products (USD mn) 5,639.000 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Exports: Industrial Goods (IG) (USD mn) 33,233.350 2019 yearly 1979 - 2019
Exports: Iraq (USD mn) 7,448.430 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 4,661.620 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 233.060 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: China (USD mn) 9,077.120 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Russia (USD mn) 504.580 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports (USD mn) 34,861.000 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Foodstuffs and Live Animals (FA) (USD mn) 7,670.380 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transportation Vehicles (MT) (USD mn) 13,616.510 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Chemicals (USD mn) 6,212.880 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Miscellaneous Finished Products (MF) (USD mn) 1,455.590 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Mineral Products, Fuels, Industrial Oils and Grease (MP) (USD mn) 487.690 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Natural Gas (Cub m bn) 0.300 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021
Imports: Russia (USD mn) 1,070.260 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 9,757.790 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Germany (USD mn) 1,851.170 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: China (USD mn) 9,843.010 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Turkey (USD mn) 4,400.090 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 164.500 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,966.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 9.784 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 1,147.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -3,998.700 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -599.300 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 996.600 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 3,235.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 654.500 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -817.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,747.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 342.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -5,969.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 7.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 268,295.238 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,215,466.667 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 37.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.0 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2008 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 810,159.524 2020 yearly 1973 - 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 41.1 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 276,897.2 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2017
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Total Loans (USD mn) 236,845.352 2016 yearly 1967 - 2016
Total Loans Growth (%) 23.00 2016 yearly 1968 - 2016
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 60.30 2016 yearly 1961 - 2016
Money Supply: M2: M1 (IRR bn) 11,268,400.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: Monetary Base (IRR bn) 6,403,700.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M2: Quasi Money (IRR bn) 39,781,200.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022

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