United States (US, USA or America) Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

23, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: United States (US, USA or America) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all United States 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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 States (US, USA or America), Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United States in year 2015 is -2.697 %. 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 States No. 82 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 States is 1.42 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United States was -2.25 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United States in 2015 was or will be 20.13% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United States was or will be -2.91 %, which is 8.01% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for United States, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -3.855
  2020 -3.737
  2019 -3.607
  2018 -3.46
  2017 -3.314
  2016 -2.913
2015 -2.697
  2014 -2.245
  2013 -2.261
  2012 -2.783
  2011 -2.967
  2010 -2.953
  2009 -2.663
  2008 -4.693
  2007 -4.964
  2006 -5.822
  2005 -5.693
  2004 -5.163
  2003 -4.529
  2002 -4.173
  2001 -3.722
  2000 -3.994
  1999 -3.059
  1998 -2.366
  1997 -1.635
  1996 -1.54
  1995 -1.482
  1994 -1.664
  1993 -1.233
  1992 -0.789
  1991 0.047
  1990 -1.321
  1989 -1.758
  1988 -2.307
  1987 -3.299
  1986 -3.206
  1985 -2.718
  1984 -2.335
  1983 -1.064
  1982 -0.165
  1981 0.157
  1980 0.081