Ghana Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

20, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Ghana › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Ghana 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: Cedi
Currency Symbol: GHC

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 Ghana , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana in year 2015 is -8.297 %. 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 Ghana No. 133 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Ghana is 4.18 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana was -9.58 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana in 2015 was or will be 13.37% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana was or will be -7.22 %, which is 12.98% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -6.365
  2020 -5.588
  2019 -5.021
  2018 -4.866
  2017 -5.435
  2016 -7.22
2015 -8.297
  2014 -9.577
  2013 -11.932
  2012 -11.716
  2011 -8.961
  2010 -8.608
  2009 -5.379
  2008 -11.92
  2007 -8.716
  2006 -8.222
  2005 -6.976
  2004 -4.736
  2003 0.116
  2002 -0.757
  2001 -4.325
  2000 -5.954
  1999 -7.538
  1998 -4.914
  1997 -8.93
  1996 -2.714
  1995 -3.036
  1994 -4.628
  1993 -7.283
  1992 -4.657
  1991 -3.39
  1990 -3.304
  1989 -2.726
  1988 -2.472
  1987 -3.057
  1986 -2.74
  1985 -3.185
  1984 -2.52
  1983 -1.856
  1982 -0.517
  1981 -2.345
  1980 -0.207