Japan Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

18, Jun 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Japan › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Japan 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: Yen
Currency Symbol: JPY

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 Japan , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Japan in year 2015 is 3.334 %. 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 Japan No. 31 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Japan is 7.45 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Japan was 0.53 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Japan in 2015 was or will be 527.87% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Japan was or will be 3.80 %, which is 13.86% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Japan, in other Years
Year %
  2021 3.659
  2020 3.629
  2019 3.573
  2018 3.662
  2017 3.667
  2016 3.796
2015 3.334
  2014 0.531
  2013 0.829
  2012 1.002
  2011 2.197
  2010 4.019
  2009 2.885
  2008 2.941
  2007 4.87
  2006 4.006
  2005 3.721
  2004 3.91
  2003 3.239
  2002 2.741
  2001 2.071
  2000 2.762
  1999 2.586
  1998 2.939
  1997 2.2
  1996 1.465
  1995 2.07
  1994 2.691
  1993 2.988
  1992 2.917
  1991 1.923
  1990 1.44
  1989 2.092
  1988 2.625
  1987 3.389
  1986 4.12
  1985 3.624
  1984 2.704
  1983 1.708
  1982 0.613
  1981 0.396
  1980 -0.989