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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Estimates of the Capital Stock of Fixed Assets


Net capital stock of fixed assets   € billion
End of year201220132014201520162017
Current Prices433.9451.5495.1756.8814.0838.6
Constant 2016 Prices495.8504.4531.7780.9814.0810.6

Net capital stock of fixed assets increases in value

Figure 1 Net stock of Fixed Capital Assets
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The value of the stock of produced assets, which largely comprises buildings, transport equipment, other machinery and equipment, and research and development, has increased in value in 2017. Allowing for depreciation, the net stock of these assets increased by 3.0% between 2016 and 2017.

The graph in figure 1 displays the continuing increase in the net stock of fixed capital assets with current price level exceeding constant price level in 2017.

There have been downward revisions to the capital stock of dwellings due to a revised series of new dwellings completions. For more information see the press release for the new dwellings completions release.