Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Middle East 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Middle East (Middle East and North Africa), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East in year 2015 is -3.851 %. 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 Middle East n/a in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Middle East is 0.27 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East was 6.04 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East in 2015 was or will be 163.76% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East was or will be -7.50 %, which is 94.65% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -1.781
  2020 -2.037
  2019 -2.82
  2018 -3.854
  2017 -5.629
  2016 -7.496
2015 -3.851
  2014 6.04
  2013 10.83
  2012 12.935
  2011 13.879
  2010 6.773
  2009 2.248
  2008 14.132
  2007 13.649
  2006 17.352
  2005 15.727
  2004 8.676
  2003 6.71
  2002 4.333
  2001 6.618
  2000 10.808
  1999 3.043
  1998 -2.509
  1997 2.858
  1996 2.103
  1995 -0.473
  1994 -1.878
  1993 -4.136
  1992 -5.106
  1991 -5.448
  1990 0.3
  1989 -0.434
  1988 -1.227
  1987 -1.223
  1986 -2.946
  1985 -0.28
  1984 -1.543
  1983 -1.87
  1982 4.578
  1981 11.15
  1980 15.321