Samoa Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

12, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Samoa › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Samoa 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: Tala
Currency Symbol: WST

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 Samoa , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is -3.98 %. 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 Samoa No. 97 in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Samoa is 0.14 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa was -7.57 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa in 2015 was or will be 47.44% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa was or will be -4.08 %, which is 2.51% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Samoa, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -3.862
  2020 -2.952
  2019 -3.469
  2018 -3.538
  2017 -3.834
  2016 -4.08
2015 -3.98
  2014 -7.573
  2013 -0.186
  2012 -8.555
  2011 -5.289
  2010 -7.765
  2009 -4.948
  2008 -5.608
  2007 -14.234
  2006 -8.598
  2005 -8.573
  2004 -8.117
  2003 -8.193
  2002 -7.711
  2001 -3.562
  2000 -1.507
  1999 -7.495
  1998 0.75
  1997 -3.135
  1996 4.378
  1995 4.008
  1994 2.406
  1993 -17.542
  1992 -13.155
  1991 -17.393
  1990 7.134
  1989 10.109
  1988 9.754
  1987 8.97
  1986 8.654
  1985 1.786
  1984 -2.391
  1983 1.098
  1982 -7.662
  1981 -13.87
  1980 -12.605