Gabon Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

21, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Gabon › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Gabon 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: Central African Franc
Currency Symbol: XAF

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 Gabon , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Gabon in year 2015 is -2.848 %. 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 Gabon No. 86 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Gabon is 1.27 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Gabon was 8.06 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Gabon in 2015 was or will be 135.34% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Gabon was or will be -7.20 %, which is 152.88% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Gabon, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -2.254
  2020 -2.861
  2019 -3.506
  2018 -4.455
  2017 -5.823
  2016 -7.202
2015 -2.848
  2014 8.058
  2013 11.602
  2012 15.914
  2011 15.215
  2010 14.904
  2009 4.422
  2008 21.633
  2007 14.051
  2006 17.687
  2005 20.964
  2004 11.919
  2003 11.788
  2002 6.366
  2001 10.309
  2000 18.549
  1999 7.862
  1998 -12.999
  1997 9.367
  1996 14.655
  1995 8.797
  1994 7.522
  1993 -1.006
  1992 -3.791
  1991 1.581
  1990 2.367
  1989 -3.977
  1988 -14.756
  1987 -7.197
  1986 -19.385
  1985 10.001
  1984 17.905
  1983 12.222
  1982 13.324
  1981 15.581
  1980 27.326