Botswana Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

24, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Botswana › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Botswana indicators, › See Current Account Balance (% GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Pula
Currency Symbol: BWP

Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Botswana , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Botswana in year 2015 is 9.344 %. Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income.

This makes Botswana No. 10 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Botswana is 13.46 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Botswana was 15.72 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Botswana in 2015 was or will be 40.55% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Botswana was or will be 2.21 %, which is 76.37% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Botswana, in other Years
Year %
  2021 10.261
  2020 9.832
  2019 9.287
  2018 4.289
  2017 2.87
  2016 2.208
2015 9.344
  2014 15.718
  2013 8.925
  2012 0.311
  2011 3.1
  2010 -2.59
  2009 -6.283
  2008 -1.093
  2007 15.096
  2006 19.254
  2005 16.294
  2004 3.912
  2003 9.066
  2002 5.246
  2001 12.294
  2000 9.394
  1999 10.638
  1998 3.522
  1997 14.359
  1996 10.14
  1995 6.333
  1994 5.201
  1993 10.78
  1992 5.028
  1991 7.959
  1990 -0.507
  1989 14.283
  1988 6.287
  1987 26.454
  1986 7.166
  1985 7.327
  1984 -4.892
  1983 -6.527
  1982 -13.21
  1981 -29.265
  1980 -12.85