Sri Lanka Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

26, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Sri Lanka › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Sri Lanka 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: Sri Lankan Rupee
Currency Symbol: LKR

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 Sri Lanka , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sri Lanka in year 2015 is -2.048 %. 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 Sri Lanka No. 72 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Sri Lanka is 2.07 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sri Lanka was -2.69 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sri Lanka in 2015 was or will be 23.84% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sri Lanka was or will be -0.79 %, which is 61.28% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sri Lanka, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -2.936
  2020 -2.953
  2019 -2.692
  2018 -2.409
  2017 -1.445
  2016 -0.793
2015 -2.048
  2014 -2.689
  2013 -3.773
  2012 -6.705
  2011 -7.801
  2010 -2.169
  2009 -0.51
  2008 -9.54
  2007 -4.324
  2006 -5.304
  2005 -2.48
  2004 -3.136
  2003 -0.389
  2002 -1.378
  2001 -1.102
  2000 -6.299
  1999 -4.147
  1998 -2.189
  1997 -3.397
  1996 -6.283
  1995 -7.702
  1994 -8.144
  1993 -5.845
  1992 -5.676
  1991 -6.845
  1990 -4.556
  1989 -7.998
  1988 -9.24
  1987 -7.206
  1986 -8.518
  1985 -6.83
  1984 -0.865
  1983 -8.837
  1982 -16.107
  1981 -14.712
  1980 -19.319