Kenya Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

14, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Kenya › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Kenya 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: Kenyan Shilling
Currency Symbol: KES

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 Kenya , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Kenya in year 2015 is -8.16 %. 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 Kenya No. 132 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Kenya is 4.04 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Kenya was -10.40 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Kenya in 2015 was or will be 21.56% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Kenya was or will be -8.27 %, which is 1.38% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Kenya, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -6.907
  2020 -6.746
  2019 -6.666
  2018 -6.753
  2017 -6.94
  2016 -8.273
2015 -8.16
  2014 -10.403
  2013 -8.869
  2012 -8.441
  2011 -9.13
  2010 -5.922
  2009 -4.561
  2008 -5.523
  2007 -3.229
  2006 -1.976
  2005 -1.201
  2004 -0.729
  2003 0.788
  2002 -0.797
  2001 -2.203
  2000 -1.41
  1999 -16.479
  1998 -16.727
  1997 -13.03
  1996 -7.086
  1995 -13.214
  1994 -4.765
  1993 -3.328
  1992 -1.59
  1991 -1.855
  1990 -4.328
  1989 -5.044
  1988 -3.992
  1987 -4.409
  1986 -0.433
  1985 -1.315
  1984 -1.444
  1983 -0.558
  1982 -3.334
  1981 -5.904
  1980 -8.676