United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

20, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all United Kingdom 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: United Kingdom Pound (Sterling)
Currency Symbol: GBP

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 United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Kingdom in year 2015 is -4.333 %. 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 United Kingdom No. 100 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; United Kingdom is 0.21 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Kingdom was -5.09 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Kingdom in 2015 was or will be 14.84% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Kingdom was or will be -4.33 %, which is 0.16% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United Kingdom, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -3.469
  2020 -3.482
  2019 -3.462
  2018 -3.641
  2017 -3.951
  2016 -4.326
2015 -4.333
  2014 -5.088
  2013 -4.491
  2012 -3.285
  2011 -1.692
  2010 -2.797
  2009 -3.041
  2008 -3.632
  2007 -2.512
  2006 -2.296
  2005 -1.249
  2004 -1.822
  2003 -1.708
  2002 -2.073
  2001 -2.024
  2000 -2.236
  1999 -2.517
  1998 -0.413
  1997 -0.168
  1996 -0.583
  1995 -0.695
  1994 -0.482
  1993 -1.382
  1992 -1.606
  1991 -1.383
  1990 -3.294
  1989 -4.354
  1988 -3.781
  1987 -1.656
  1986 -0.964
  1985 -0.238
  1984 -0.467
  1983 0.304
  1982 0.668
  1981 1.707
  1980 0.631