Sierra Leone Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

23, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Sierra Leone › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Sierra Leone 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: Leone
Currency Symbol: SLL

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 Sierra Leone , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sierra Leone in year 2015 is -13.775 %. 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 Sierra Leone No. 166 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Sierra Leone is 9.66 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sierra Leone was -19.19 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sierra Leone in 2015 was or will be 28.20% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sierra Leone was or will be -9.71 %, which is 29.54% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sierra Leone, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -12.272
  2020 -11.252
  2019 -12.743
  2018 -13.102
  2017 -12.824
  2016 -9.706
2015 -13.775
  2014 -19.186
  2013 -17.649
  2012 -31.937
  2011 -65.26
  2010 -22.703
  2009 -13.325
  2008 -8.977
  2007 -7.418
  2006 -5.043
  2005 -6.363
  2004 -6.883
  2003 -6.002
  2002 -5.858
  2001 -9.028
  2000 -11.935
  1999 -10.39
  1998 -3.476
  1997 -4.569
  1996 -11.611
  1995 -9.358
  1994 -6.826
  1993 -5.303
  1992 -0.566
  1991 1.346
  1990 -7.378
  1989 -3.466
  1988 -0.151
  1987 -2.651
  1986 10.71
  1985 0.16
  1984 -1.117
  1983 -0.988
  1982 -8.287
  1981 -7.226
  1980 -9.693