Nepal Investment: % of GDP

1965 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Nepal Investment: % of GDP

  • Nepal Investment accounted for 30.8 % of its Nominal GDP in Jul 2021, compared with a ratio of 28.4 % in the previous year.
  • Nepal investment share of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Jul 1965 to Jul 2021, with an average ratio of 21.5 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 41.4 % in Jul 2019 and a record low of 4.8 % in Jul 1966.

CEIC calculates Investment as % of Nominal GDP from annual Gross Capital Formation and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bureau of Statistics provides Gross Capital Formation in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency, at producer prices, both based on SNA 2008. Investment as % of Nominal GDP is in annual frequency, generally ending on July 15th of each year. Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2011 is calculated from Gross Capital Formation and Nominal GDP, both based on SNA 1993. Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2001 is sourced from the World Bank.


Related information about Nepal Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Nepal GDP contracted 6.5 % YoY in Jun 2021.
  • Nepal Nominal GDP reached 36.2 USD bn in Jul 2021.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 3.9 % in Jul 2021.
  • Nepal GDP Per Capita reached 1,191.2 USD in Jul 2021.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 31.3 % in Jul 2021.

View Nepal's Investment: % of GDP from 1965 to 2021 in the chart:

Nepal Investment: % of GDP

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

Nepal Investment accounted for 30.8 % of its Nominal GDP in Jul 2021, compared with a ratio of 28.4 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
30.8 2021 28.4 2020 4.8 1966 41.4 2019 % yearly 1965 - 2021

Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 29.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 18.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 30.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 8.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 24.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
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 (%) 21.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 26.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 24.2 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 (%) 22.1 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Japan (%) 26.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 18.7 2020 yearly 1963 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 25.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 24.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 23.2 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 (%) 19.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 30.8 2021 yearly 1965 - 2021
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 (%) 26.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 32.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 26.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 26.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 21.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 29.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 31.9 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
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 (%) -10.0 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 157.985 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2017 - Sep 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 412.623 Jun 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 9,555.9 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.2 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn) 2,351.076 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn) 4,347.674 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn) 2,117.893 2027 yearly 2000 - 2027
Government Debt: External (NPR mn) 594,926.200 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Debt: Total (NPR mn) 1,047,896.800 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn) 800,320.067 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.000 yearly -
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,193.3 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 105.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.3 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,097.301 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 10,747.117 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 250.567 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,298.8 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.7 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2004 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 189,890.034 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 42,289.707 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 11.337 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1983 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 44.990 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.633 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 204.689 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 157,927.145 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 28,577.387 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn) 3,692.038 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn) 12,826.843 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 104,460.857 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 24,888.901 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn) -145,100.302 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn) 9,057.783 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn) 77.023 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2013 - Apr 2022
Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 4,200.359 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 520.677 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn) 1,215.904 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn) 263.666 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 1,956.224 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn) 33,972.859 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn) 18,580.079 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn) 23,217.635 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn) 29,973.315 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn) 17,535.568 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,689.6 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 52.4 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 8,782.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 360.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.400 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 473.020 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2012 - Jun 2021
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 0.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2020
BoP: Reserve Assets & Related Items (RR) (NPR mn) 146,699.918 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn) -8,866.024 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (NPR mn) -1,609.268 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (NPR mn) 12,549.723 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (NPR mn) -22,382.415 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (NPR mn) -3,316.606 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (NPR mn) 59,809.448 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (NPR mn) -5,106.351 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Import cif (NPR mn) -504,261.573 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn) -448,500.313 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (NPR mn) 0.000 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn) 259,280.810 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Capital Account (NPR mn) 3,558.345 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (NPR mn) -49,232.232 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account (NPR mn) 60,976.563 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (NPR mn) 26,849.817 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (NPR mn) 260,890.179 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment in Nepal (NPR mn) 6,273.466 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn) 9,233.116 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports fob (NPR mn) 55,761.259 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
BoP: Current Account (NPR mn) -202,368.802 Jan 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jan 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.5 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 267.883 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 7,741.135 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 43,817.142 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
M2 Growth (%) 10.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,405.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 500.565 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1957 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 33,635.870 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,002.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 30,927.486 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 26.85 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 80.34 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Domestic Credits (DO) (NPR mn) 5,482,226.673 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn) 5,337,804.213 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn) 943,025.054 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Foreign Reserve (USD mn) 9,138.714 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Commercial Banks: Deposits exclude Interbank (NPR mn) 4,097,521.729 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn) 1,945,068.90 Jan 2018 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2018
CB: NPL (NPR mn) 27,174.060 2015 yearly 2003 - 2015

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