Portugal Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

20, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Portugal › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Portugal 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: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

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 Portugal , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Portugal in year 2015 is 0.453 %. 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 Portugal No. 46 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Portugal is 4.57 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Portugal was 0.12 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Portugal in 2015 was or will be 271.31% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Portugal was or will be 0.93 %, which is 104.86% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Portugal, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -0.55
  2020 -0.358
  2019 -0.173
  2018 0.1
  2017 0.443
  2016 0.928
2015 0.453
  2014 0.122
  2013 1.455
  2012 -1.901
  2011 -6.002
  2010 -10.15
  2009 -10.422
  2008 -12.126
  2007 -9.738
  2006 -10.673
  2005 -9.883
  2004 -8.329
  2003 -7.168
  2002 -8.485
  2001 -10.435
  2000 -10.802
  1999 -8.856
  1998 -7.585
  1997 -6.108
  1996 -4.388
  1995 -0.111
  1994 -2.202
  1993 0.245
  1992 -0.17
  1991 -0.797
  1990 -0.228
  1989 0.256
  1988 -1.922
  1987 0.918
  1986 3.077
  1985 1.395
  1984 -2.401
  1983 -5.774
  1982 -10.62
  1981 -14.427
  1980 -3.263