Capital Stock of Fixed Assets

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Net and gross capital stock classified by type of industry and asset at current and constant market prices; consumption of fixed capital classified by type of industry at current and constant market prices. Average service lives for assets with comparable data for other OECD countries.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

Estimates of the stock of assets are obtained by a modelling exercise, referred to as the Perpetual Inventory Method (PIM).

Scope

The stock of all produced fixed assets as defined in the European System of Accounts (ESA95). Produced fixed assets are assets which result from human effort. They exclude natural assets such as land, mineral deposits etc. They also exclude legal constructs such as patents, leases etc.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

End of year and calendar year

Start date

1985

Timeliness

12 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Economic sector (NACE Revision 2)
    Agriculture, forestry and fishing; Mining and quarrying; Manufacturing; Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; Construction; Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; Transportation and storage; Accommodation and food service activities; Information and communication; Financial and insurance activities; Real estate activities (of which: Dwellings); Professional, scientific and technical activities; Administrative and support service activities; Public administration and defence; compulsory social security; Education; Human health and social work activities; Arts, entertainment and recreation; Other service activities.
  • Asset category
    Dwellings, excluding land; Other buildings and structures (of which: Roads); Transport equipment; Other machinery and equipment (of which: Office machinery and hardware); Cultivated assets; Intangible fixed assets (of which: Computer software).

Theme

Economy - National Accounts

Page Created

2010-02-02

Page Modified

2017-07-11

Keywords

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