Canada Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Canada › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Canada 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: Canadian Dollar
Currency Symbol: CAD

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 Canada , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Canada in year 2015 is -3.309 %. 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 Canada No. 92 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Canada is 0.81 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Canada was -2.28 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Canada in 2015 was or will be 45.45% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Canada was or will be -3.54 %, which is 6.89% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Canada, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -2.282
  2020 -2.349
  2019 -2.533
  2018 -2.738
  2017 -2.977
  2016 -3.537
2015 -3.309
  2014 -2.275
  2013 -3.153
  2012 -3.603
  2011 -2.773
  2010 -3.61
  2009 -2.947
  2008 0.099
  2007 0.758
  2006 1.366
  2005 1.847
  2004 2.27
  2003 1.142
  2002 1.652
  2001 2.13
  2000 2.504
  1999 0.12
  1998 -1.396
  1997 -1.376
  1996 0.386
  1995 -0.857
  1994 -2.399
  1993 -3.864
  1992 -3.636
  1991 -3.752
  1990 -3.422
  1989 -3.937
  1988 -3.027
  1987 -3.179
  1986 -3.009
  1985 -1.601
  1984 -0.365
  1983 -0.74
  1982 0.589
  1981 -4.093
  1980 -2.23