Capital stock

Net non financial capital stock

In the national accounts, the wealth of a nation appears in the balance sheet, which encloses the existing macroeconomic information on financial and non-financial assets and liabilities of the different economic actors.

The net non financial capital stock measures the state of the fixed assets of an economy, that is the non financial wealth. In Switzerland, the fixed assets contained in the net non financial capital stock are buildings, works of civil engineering, machinery and equipments, cultivated assets, research and development as well as software.

Net non financial capital stock
Millions of Swiss francs, at prices of preceding year, base year = 2010 2016p Share in %
Construction, building 842 733 54.3
Construction, civil engineering 214 598 13.8
Transport equipment 63 890 4.1
Other machinery and equipment + Weapons systems 196 101 12.6
Computer, electronic and optical products 43 301 2.8
Electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c. 45 304 2.9
Products of agriculture, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture 2 496 0.2
Research and development 115 697 7.4
Computer and related services 29 171 1.9
Total 1 553 291 100
p: provisory Source : Swiss Federal Statistical Office, National Accounts

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