South Africa Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics

23, Jul 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: South Africa › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (US Dollars) › See all South Africa indicators, › See Current Account Balance (US Dollars) 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: Rand
Currency Symbol: ZAR

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. Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2014 BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6) Primary domestic currency: South African rand Data last updated: 03/2016

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics for South Africa , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for South Africa in year 2015 is US$ -13.671 Billion. 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 South Africa No. 173 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (US Dollars) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (US Dollars) value is US$ 7.04 Billion; South Africa is US$ 20.71 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for South Africa was US$ -19.06 Billion Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for South Africa in 2015 was or will be 28.26% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for South Africa was or will be US$-11.63 Billion, which is 14.96% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for South Africa, in other Years
Year US$ Billion
  2021 -13.057
  2020 -12.874
  2019 -12.538
  2018 -13.895
  2017 -13.312
  2016 -11.626
2015 -13.671
  2014 -19.055
  2013 -21.116
  2012 -19.696
  2011 -9.001
  2010 -5.633
  2009 -8.109
  2008 -15.896
  2007 -16.098
  2006 -12.17
  2005 -8.063
  2004 -6.332
  2003 -1.447
  2002 1.044
  2001 0.333
  2000 -0.172
  1999 -0.68
  1998 -2.368
  1997 -2.221
  1996 -1.656
  1995 -2.494
  1994 0.016
  1993 2.778
  1992 1.963
  1991 1.416
  1990 1.545
  1989 1.514
  1988 2.567
  1987 5.105
  1986 2.775
  1985 2.321
  1984 -1.873
  1983 -0.404
  1982 -3.422
  1981 -5.143
  1980 3.287