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Economy > Current account balance, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry records a country's net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings from rents, interest, profits, and dividends, and net transfer payments (such as pension funds and worker remittances) to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 East Timor 221.1% 2007
2 Brunei 48.8% 2008
3 Libya 36.74% 2007
4 Kuwait 31.85% 2010
5 Azerbaijan 30.17% 2010
6 Singapore 20.29% 2010
7 Trinidad and Tobago 16.26% 2010
8 Qatar 16.07% 2010
9 Uzbekistan 14.33% 2010
10 Norway 14.3% 2010
11 Malaysia 13.83% 2010
12 Turkmenistan 13.64% 2010
13 Bhutan 13.04% 2008
14 Nigeria 12.15% 2010
15 Saudi Arabia 9.88% 2010
16 Switzerland 8.94% 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 8.6% 2010
17 Hong Kong 7.9% 2010
18 Palau 7.18% 2006
19 Latvia 6.73% 2010
20 Luxembourg 6.47% 2010
21 Netherlands 6.03% 2010
22 Venezuela 5.6% 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.29% 2010
23 Germany 4.94% 2010
24 Philippines 4.76% 2010
25 Kazakhstan 4.72% 2010
26 Sweden 4.68% 2010
27 Oman 4.63% 2010
28 China 4.58% 2010
29 Denmark 4.58% 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.54% 2010
30 Russia 4.52% 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4.51% 2010
31 Gabon 4.06% 2010
32 Thailand 3.85% 2010
33 Bangladesh 3.72% 2010
34 South Korea 3.58% 2010
35 Bolivia 3.51% 2010
36 Lithuania 3.36% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.31% 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 3.16% 2007
37 Japan 3.03% 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.96% 2007
38 Israel 2.71% 2010
39 Austria 2.63% 2010
40 Angola 2.53% 2010
Europe average (profile) 2.47% 2010
41 Algeria 2.45% 2010
42 Cote d'Ivoire 2.33% 2010
43 Iran 2.31% 2010
44 Bahrain 2.29% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.12% 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.11% 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 2.07% 2010
45 Iraq 2% 2010
46 Finland 2% 2010
47 Argentina 1.89% 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 1.77% 2010
48 Comoros 1.72% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 1.68% 2010
European Union average (profile) 1.53% 2010
49 Estonia 1.41% 2010
50 Indonesia 1.2% 2010
51 United Arab Emirates 1.19% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.14% 2010
52 Syria 1.1% 2010
South Asia average (profile) 1.03% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.855% 2010
53 Suriname 0.817% 2007
54 Chile 0.475% 2010
55 Ukraine 0.442% 2010
56 Cuba 0.41% 2007
57 Egypt 0.123% 2010
=58 Canada 0.0 2010
=58 Ethiopia 0.0 2010
=58 Swaziland 0.0 2010
=58 Cameroon 0.0 2010
=58 Burkina Faso 0.0 2010
=58 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0 2010
=58 Tanzania 0.0 2010
=58 Madagascar 0.0 2010
=58 Tajikistan 0.0 2010
=58 Turkey 0.0 2010
=58 Afghanistan 0.0 2009
=58 France 0.0 2010
=58 Slovakia 0.0 2010
=58 Malawi 0.0 2010
=58 Dominican Republic 0.0 2010
=58 Mauritius 0.0 2010
=58 Portugal 0.0 2010
=58 Guinea 0.0 2010
=58 Panama 0.0 2010
=58 Costa Rica 0.0 2010
=58 Ireland 0.0 2010
=58 Ecuador 0.0 2010
=58 Australia 0.0 2010
=58 El Salvador 0.0 2010
=58 Rwanda 0.0 2010
=58 Belize 0.0 2010
=58 Georgia 0.0 2010
=58 Moldova 0.0 2010
=58 Morocco 0.0 2010
=58 Lebanon 0.0 2010
=58 Colombia 0.0 2010
=58 Italy 0.0 2010
=58 Sudan 0.0 2010
=58 Nepal 0.0 2010
=58 Maldives 0.0 2010
=58 Senegal 0.0 2010
=58 Papua New Guinea 0.0 2010
=58 Zimbabwe 0.0 2010
=58 Jordan 0.0 2010
=58 Hungary 0.0 2010
=58 Mexico 0.0 2010
=58 United Kingdom 0.0 2010
=58 Greece 0.0 2010
=58 Paraguay 0.0 2010
=58 Botswana 0.0 2010
=58 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 2010
=58 Cambodia 0.0 2010
=58 The Gambia 0.0 2010
=58 Ghana 0.0 2010
=58 Cape Verde 0.0 2010
=58 Slovenia 0.0 2010
=58 Guatemala 0.0 2010
=58 The Bahamas 0.0 2009
=58 Spain 0.0 2010
=58 Pakistan 0.0 2010
=58 New Zealand 0.0 2010
=58 Yemen 0.0 2010
=58 Jamaica 0.0 2010
=58 Albania 0.0 2010
=58 Equatorial Guinea 0.0 2010
=58 India 0.0 2010
=58 Lesotho 0.0 2010
=58 Kenya 0.0 2010
=58 Czech Republic 0.0 2010
=58 Eritrea 0.0 2010
=58 Cyprus 0.0 2010
=58 Mongolia 0.0 2009
=58 Peru 0.0 2010
=58 Laos 0.0 2010
=58 Benin 0.0 2010
=58 Togo 0.0 2010
=58 Armenia 0.0 2010
=58 United States 0.0 2010
=58 Vietnam 0.0 2010
=58 Bulgaria 0.0 2010
=58 Romania 0.0 2010
=58 Chad 0.0 2010
=58 South Africa 0.0 2010
=58 Mozambique 0.0 2010
=58 Uganda 0.0 2010
=58 Brazil 0.0 2010
=58 Belarus 0.0 2010
=58 Belgium 0.0 2010
=58 Haiti 0.0 2010
=58 Croatia 0.0 2010
=58 Seychelles 0.0 2010
=58 Uruguay 0.0 2010
=58 Burundi 0.0 2010
=58 Nicaragua 0.0 2010
=58 Malta 0.0 2010
=58 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0 2010
=58 Iceland 0.0 2010
=58 Zambia 0.0 2010
=58 Poland 0.0 2010
=58 Kyrgyzstan 0.0 2010
=58 Guyana 0.0 2010
=58 Honduras 0.0 2010
=58 Tunisia 0.0 2010
=58 Sri Lanka 0.0 2010
=58 Namibia 0.0 2010
158 Guinea-Bissau -0.869% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) -1.099% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) -1.599% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) -2.161% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) -2.475% 2007
159 Sierra Leone -2.919% 2007
failed states average (profile) -3.806% 2007
160 Central African Republic -4.537% 2007
161 Samoa -4.889% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) -5.088% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) -5.203% 2007
162 Mauritania -5.481% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) -5.955% 2007
163 Mali -6.242% 2007
164 Barbados -7.45% 2007
165 Niger -7.48% 2007
166 Tonga -7.64% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) -7.901% 2007
167 Vanuatu -11.398% 2007
168 Federated States of Micronesia -13.558% 2006
169 Fiji -14.89% 2007
170 Antigua and Barbuda -16.366% 2007
171 Kiribati -16.941% 2007
172 Dominica -17.447% 2007
173 Saint Lucia -17.686% 2007
174 Grenada -18.189% 2007
175 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -21.782% 2007
176 Saint Kitts and Nevis -23.767% 2007
177 Solomon Islands -24.394% 2007
178 Djibouti -25.002% 2007
179 Liberia -30.31% 2007
180 Tuvalu -64.067% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Current account balance, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Current-account-balance,-%-of-GDP

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