World Average Current Account Balance (% GDP) Statistics

14, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: World Average › Change country
Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (% GDP) › See all World Average 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 World Average , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for World Average in year 2015 is -4.12 %. 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 World Average 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 %; World Average is 0.00 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for World Average was -3.57 % Current Account Balance (% GDP) for World Average in 2015 was or will be 15.41% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (% GDP) for World Average was or will be -5.23 %, which is 26.94% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (% GDP) for World Average, in other Years
Year %
  2021
  2020
  2019 -4.14
  2018 -4.46
  2017 -4.70
  2016 -4.89
2015 -4.12
  2014 -3.24
  2013 -3.06
  2012 -3.40
  2011 -3.29
  2010 -3.03
  2009 -3.53
  2008 -3.47
  2007 -1.60
  2006 -0.47
  2005 -1.12
  2004 -1.41
  2003 -1.79
  2002 -2.15
  2001 -2.71
  2000 -1.48
  1999 -2.86
  1998 -4.83
  1997 -3.53
  1996 -3.67
  1995 -3.30
  1994 -2.32
  1993 -3.38
  1992 -4.11
  1991 -4.65
  1990 -2.66
  1989 -1.73
  1988 -1.81
  1987 -1.36
  1986 -1.58
  1985 -1.46
  1984 -1.80
  1983 -3.12
  1982 -3.75
  1981 -3.38
  1980 -2.12