Ivie
VALENCIAN INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Capital Stock

Since 1995 the BBVA Foundation and the Ivie have been conducting an extensive research program on Spanish economic growth. The regularly-updated databases on capital stock are the basis of this program.

The series on investment and capital stock offer a wealth of information with multiple disaggregations covering long periods of time by asset type, sector, and institution (public and private). The information also includes the territorialization of the series according to autonomous community and province. These series have been incorporated into the OECD database on this particular subject.

The database Capital stock in Spain and its distribution by territories was updated in 2016, with national aggregated data for the period 1964-2014 and regional data up 2013. It offers data on capital accumulation by assets (including R&D), sectors, autonomous communities and provinces. Also available is the version of the database Capital stock in Spain and its distribution by territories (1964-2002). Previous methodology, which includes data before the methodology was adapted to the new Annual System of Accounts (SEC-95).

The series Historical series on public capital in Spain and its distribution by territories (1900-2012) are the result of an on-going analysis on investment in the public sector. The database spans more than a century of Spain's history and is detailed according to autonomous community and province, thus facilitating the analysis of the impact of public capital on growth and convergence among regions. Detailed information is also provided on the public sector's investment strategy in areas key to growth and welfare, such as infrastructures, health, and education.