Germany Total Investment, % of GDP. Units: Percent of GDP. Multiplier: . Estimates begin after 2015 . This data is sourced from www.opendataforafrica.org where it is offered under an open data licence (www.opendataforafrica.org/legal/termsofuse). Expressed as a ratio of total investment in current local currency and GDP in current local currency. Investment or gross capital formation is measured by the total value of the gross fixed capital formation and changes in inventories and acquisitions less disposals of valuables for a unit or sector. [SNA 1993] Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2015 Notes: Data until 1990 refers to German federation only (West Germany). National accounts data until 1990 do not include FISIM. Data from 1991 refer to United Germany and include FISIM. National accounts manual used: ESA 2010 data used for historical series. GDP valuation: Market prices Start/end months of reporting year: January/December Base year: 2010. The GDP deflator in the base year is not exactly equal to 100 since it is computed based on the quarterly real GDP data, which have been adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects. Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1991. From 1991. Primary domestic currency: Euro Data last updated: 08/2016.