Sub Saharan African Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Sub Saharan African › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all Sub Saharan African 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics for Sub Saharan African , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sub Saharan African in year 2015 is -5.947 %. 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 Sub Saharan African n/a in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (% GDP) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (% GDP) value is -4.12 %; Sub Saharan African is 1.83 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sub Saharan African was -4.14 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sub Saharan African in 2015 was or will be 43.68% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sub Saharan African was or will be -6.17 %, which is 3.68% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Sub Saharan African, in other Years
Year %
  2021 -4.906
  2020 -4.986
  2019 -4.939
  2018 -5.094
  2017 -5.459
  2016 -6.166
2015 -5.947
  2014 -4.139
  2013 -2.438
  2012 -1.846
  2011 -0.642
  2010 -0.812
  2009 -2.806
  2008 0.336
  2007 1.627
  2006 3.997
  2005 3.928
  2004 0.857
  2003 -0.591
  2002 -1.141
  2001 -1.176
  2000 1.089
  1999 -3.04
  1998 -3.996
  1997 -2.011
  1996 -0.082
  1995 -2.774
  1994 -2.166
  1993 -1.705
  1992 -1.364
  1991 -1.48
  1990 -0.441
  1989 -1.664
  1988 -1.821
  1987 -0.32
  1986 -1.416
  1985 -0.295
  1984 -1.883
  1983 -2.255
  1982 -3.887
  1981 -4.936
  1980 -1.319