Costa Rica Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Costa Rica › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Costa Rica 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: Costa Rican C
Currency Symbol: CRC

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 Costa Rica , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Costa Rica in year 2015 is -4.037 %. 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 Costa Rica No. 98 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Costa Rica is 0.08 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Costa Rica was -4.72 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Costa Rica in 2015 was or will be 14.42% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Costa Rica was or will be -4.21 %, which is 4.31% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Costa Rica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -4.433
  2020 -4.425
  2019 -4.434
  2018 -4.345
  2017 -4.303
  2016 -4.211
2015 -4.037
  2014 -4.717
  2013 -5.013
  2012 -5.181
  2011 -5.267
  2010 -3.441
  2009 -1.911
  2008 -9.106
  2007 -6.097
  2006 -4.425
  2005 -4.789
  2004 -4.149
  2003 -4.897
  2002 -4.959
  2001 -3.583
  2000 -4.382
  1999 -4.28
  1998 -3.391
  1997 -3.492
  1996 -2.266
  1995 -3.104
  1994 -4.739
  1993 -6.982
  1992 -4.646
  1991 -3.044
  1990 -7.635
  1989 -7.011
  1988 -3.391
  1987 -4.925
  1986 -1.638
  1985 -3.23
  1984 -4.154
  1983 -8.766
  1982 -8.975
  1981 -15.603
  1980 -13.377