Germany Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

15, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Germany › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Germany 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: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

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 Germany , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Germany in year 2015 is 8.494 %. 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 Germany No. 13 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Germany is 12.61 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Germany was 7.30 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Germany in 2015 was or will be 16.34% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Germany was or will be 8.42 %, which is 0.86% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Germany, in other Years
Year %
  2021 6.933
  2020 7.222
  2019 7.449
  2018 7.666
  2017 7.99
  2016 8.421
2015 8.494
  2014 7.301
  2013 6.751
  2012 7.027
  2011 6.089
  2010 5.616
  2009 5.741
  2008 5.595
  2007 6.75
  2006 5.681
  2005 4.595
  2004 4.457
  2003 1.412
  2002 1.885
  2001 -0.363
  2000 -1.75
  1999 -1.415
  1998 -0.709
  1997 -0.508
  1996 -0.674
  1995 -1.243
  1994 -1.499
  1993 -1.038
  1992 -1.188
  1991 -1.427
  1990 2.759
  1989 4.324
  1988 4.027
  1987 3.502
  1986 3.818
  1985 2.372
  1984 1.162
  1983 0.291
  1982 0.473
  1981 -1.097
  1980 -2.198