Definition: Capital services
"Measuring Capital" Manual
Capital services are the productive inputs, per period, that flow to production from a capital asset. The value of capital services is the quantity of services provided by the asset multiplied by the price of those services.
"Measuring Productivity" Manual
The flow of productive services provided by an asset that is employed in production. Capital services reflect a (physical) quantity, not to be confused with the value, or price, concept of capital. Capital services are the appropriate measure of capital input in production analysis.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), "Measuring Capital - OECD Manual: Measurement of Capital Stocks, Consumption of Fixed Capital and Capital Services", Annex 1: Glossary of technical terms used in the Manual, Paris, 2001