Qatar Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

05, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Qatar › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Qatar 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: Qatari Riyal
Currency Symbol: QAR

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 Qatar , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Qatar in year 2015 is 4.933 %. 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 Qatar No. 23 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Qatar is 9.05 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Qatar was 23.64 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Qatar in 2015 was or will be 79.13% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Qatar was or will be -5.04 %, which is 202.09% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Qatar, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -1.506
  2020 -1.771
  2019 -2.312
  2018 -3.117
  2017 -4.861
  2016 -5.036
2015 4.933
  2014 23.636
  2013 29.948
  2012 32.582
  2011 30.696
  2010 19.143
  2009 6.533
  2008 23.071
  2007 14.374
  2006 15.536
  2005 16.802
  2004 23.797
  2003 24.448
  2002 19.748
  2001 23.673
  2000 9.343
  1999 2.24
  1998 -19.786
  1997 -26.351
  1996 -26.122
  1995 -21.635
  1994 -13.765
  1993 -16.349
  1992 -12.335
  1991 -11.37
  1990 -9.714
  1989 44.675
  1988 32.817
  1987 39.261
  1986 33.498
  1985 62.311
  1984 84.137
  1983 57.266
  1982 74.118
  1981 94.942
  1980 106.836