the World Current Account Balance (US Dollars) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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Economic Indicator: Current Account Balance (US Dollars) › See all the World indicators, › See Current Account Balance (US Dollars) 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 (US Dollars) Statistics for the World , Year 2015 - In Detail

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for the World in year 2015 is US$ 230.961 Billion. 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 the World n/a in world rankings according to Current Account Balance (US Dollars) in year 2015. The world's average Current Account Balance (US Dollars) value is US$ 7.04 Billion; the World is US$ 223.92 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for the World was US$ 378.40 Billion Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for the World in 2015 was or will be 38.96% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for the World was or will be US$141.43 Billion, which is 38.77% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for the World, in other Years
Year US$ Billion
  2021 -351.811
  2020 -261.094
  2019 -180.442
  2018 -72.237
  2017 12.292
  2016 141.428
2015 230.961
  2014 378.401
  2013 411.675
  2012 379.416
  2011 339.874
  2010 283.999
  2009 158.863
  2008 102.18
  2007 285.431
  2006 225.882
  2005 92.143
  2004 47.584
  2003 -46.218
  2002 -115.845
  2001 -149.974
  2000 -124.711
  1999 -93.29
  1998 -67.9
  1997 6.234
  1996 -59.062
  1995 -71.83
  1994 -74.517
  1993 -53.645
  1992 -122.933
  1991 -144.776
  1990 -115.323
  1989 -90.784
  1988 -64.019
  1987 -71.634
  1986 -69.158
  1985 -71.629
  1984 -79.255
  1983 -83.828
  1982 -99.651
  1981 -84.311
  1980 -59.386