Benin Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

15, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Benin › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Benin 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: Central African Franc
Currency Symbol: XAF

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 Benin , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Benin in year 2015 is -11.062 %. 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 Benin No. 149 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Benin is 6.94 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Benin was -9.35 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Benin in 2015 was or will be 18.37% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Benin was or will be -11.08 %, which is 0.15% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Benin, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -9.232
  2020 -9.308
  2019 -9.59
  2018 -10.334
  2017 -10.642
  2016 -11.079
2015 -11.062
  2014 -9.345
  2013 -9.475
  2012 -9.503
  2011 -7.287
  2010 -8.226
  2009 -8.287
  2008 -7.517
  2007 -9.383
  2006 -4.523
  2005 -5.896
  2004 -6.005
  2003 -7.689
  2002 -6.71
  2001 -3.727
  2000 -4.82
  1999 -6.71
  1998 -5.427
  1997 -7.012
  1996 -3.92
  1995 -6.091
  1994 -2.477
  1993 -4.186
  1992 -4.335
  1991 -2.638
  1990 -2.034
  1989 -1.641
  1988 -7.406
  1987 -5.792
  1986 -6.36
  1985 -4.164
  1984 -5.003
  1983 -15.929
  1982 -28.532
  1981 -23.128
  1980 -6.385