Burkina Faso Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

21, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Burkina Faso › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Burkina Faso 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 Burkina Faso , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Burkina Faso in year 2015 is -5.65 %. 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 Burkina Faso No. 114 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Burkina Faso is 1.53 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Burkina Faso was -8.04 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Burkina Faso in 2015 was or will be 29.74% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Burkina Faso was or will be -5.25 %, which is 7.06% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Burkina Faso, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -6.626
  2020 -5.89
  2019 -5.495
  2018 -4.941
  2017 -4.563
  2016 -5.251
2015 -5.65
  2014 -8.042
  2013 -11.029
  2012 -7.191
  2011 -1.487
  2010 -2.232
  2009 -4.713
  2008 -11.465
  2007 -8.269
  2006 -9.515
  2005 -11.608
  2004 -10.979
  2003 -9.645
  2002 -10.92
  2001 -11.939
  2000 -13.157
  1999 -11.198
  1998 -7.428
  1997 -9.094
  1996 -8.154
  1995 -3.875
  1994 -0.978
  1993 -4.485
  1992 -4.724
  1991 -5.119
  1990 -4.219
  1989 -1.113
  1988 -4.132
  1987 -3.732
  1986 -1.846
  1985 -4.328
  1984 0.518
  1983 -3.542
  1982 -4.826
  1981 -1.966
  1980 -1.162