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

DEFINITION: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods, services, net income, and net current transfers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Macau 41.14% 2002
2 Kuwait 40.4% 2005
3 Libya 38.56% 2005
4 Netherlands Antilles 34.39% 1985
5 Singapore 28.44% 2005
6 Saudi Arabia 28.13% 2005
7 Nigeria 24.46% 2005
8 Venezuela 18.09% 2005
9 Congo, Republic of the 17.74% 2005
10 Norway 16.75% 2005
11 Angola 15.66% 2005
12 Malaysia 15.33% 2005
13 Switzerland 14.67% 2005
14 Botswana 14.24% 2005
15 Papua New Guinea 12.95% 2005
16 Iraq 12.81% 1977
17 Gabon 12.79% 2004
18 Iran 12.32% 2000
19 Bahrain 12.2% 2005
20 Trinidad and Tobago 11.85% 2004
21 Luxembourg 11.7% 2005
22 Hong Kong 11.41% 2005
23 Namibia 11.11% 2004
24 Russia 10.89% 2005
25 Yemen 8.07% 2005
26 Netherlands 7.84% 2005
27 China 7.2% 2005
28 Sweden 6.61% 2005
29 Solomon Islands 6.47% 1999
30 Mauritania 6.32% 1998
31 Bolivia 5.34% 2005
32 Algeria 5.18% 1991
33 Guinea-Bissau 5.14% 2004
34 Finland 4.93% 2005
35 Germany 4.15% 2005
36 Mongolia 3.94% 2004
37 Japan 3.66% 2005
38 Kiribati 3.48% 1994
39 Denmark 3.33% 2005
40 Argentina 3.16% 2005
41 Ukraine 3.05% 2005
42 Israel 3.04% 2005
43 Belgium 2.52% 2005
44 Canada 2.38% 2005
45 Philippines 2.36% 2005
46 Egypt 2.35% 2005
47 Oman 2.34% 2004
48 Morocco 2.15% 2005
49 South Korea 2.1% 2005
50 Nepal 2.07% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2.04% 2005
51 Brazil 1.78% 2005
52 Swaziland 1.68% 2005
53 Belarus 1.47% 2005
54 Austria 1.39% 2005
55 Azerbaijan 1.33% 2005
56 Peru 1.3% 2005
57 Haiti 1.27% 2005
58 India 1.14% 2003
59 Fiji 0.68% 1999
60 Chile 0.61% 2005
61 Vietnam 0.41% 2005
62 Indonesia 0.32% 2005
63 Uruguay -0.01% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) -0.0407% 2005
64 Cote d'Ivoire -0.08% 2005
65 Ecuador -0.16% 2005
66 Bangladesh -0.22% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -0.224% 2005
67 Paraguay -0.31% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) -0.539% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) -0.557% 2005
68 Mexico -0.6% 2005
69 Tajikistan -0.82% 2005
70 Slovakia -0.86% 2003
71 Honduras -1.03% 2005
72 Tunisia -1.06% 2005
73 Kazakhstan -1.27% 2005
=74 France -1.57% 2005
=74 Italy -1.57% 2005
76 Colombia -1.62% 2005
77 Poland -1.68% 2005
78 Dominican Republic -1.7% 2005
79 Slovenia -1.99% 2005
80 Czech Republic -2.01% 2005
81 Thailand -2.08% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) -2.137% 2005
82 United Kingdom -2.25% 2005
83 Tonga -2.34% 2002
84 Rwanda -2.42% 2005
Europe average (profile) -2.572% 2004
=85 Ireland -2.64% 2005
=85 Kenya -2.64% 2005
European Union average (profile) -2.745% 2005
87 Sri Lanka -2.76% 2005
88 Central African Republic -2.89% 1994
89 Uganda -2.97% 2005
90 Lesotho -3% 2005
91 Pakistan -3.13% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) -3.142% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) -3.166% 2000
92 Chad -3.2% 1994
93 Cape Verde -3.5% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) -3.657% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) -3.697% 1994
94 Madagascar -3.74% 2005
95 South Africa -3.82% 2005
South Asia average (profile) -3.938% 1981
96 Armenia -3.94% 2005
97 Guinea -4.01% 2004
98 Syria -4.03% 2005
99 Guatemala -4.37% 2005
100 Tanzania -4.43% 2005
101 Djibouti -4.62% 1995
102 El Salvador -4.63% 2005
103 Laos -4.68% 2001
104 Costa Rica -4.79% 2005
105 Cameroon -4.96% 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) -4.984% 1994
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) -5.033% 2004
106 Panama -5.05% 2005
107 Cyprus -5.36% 2004
108 Mauritius -5.4% 2005
109 Cambodia -5.75% 2005
110 Australia -5.77% 2005
111 Afghanistan -5.92% 1981
112 Samoa -6.05% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) -6.131% 2003
113 Zimbabwe -6.17% 1994
114 United States -6.37% 2005
115 Turkey -6.39% 2005
116 Croatia -6.71% 2005
117 Senegal -6.73% 2004
118 Albania -6.82% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) -7.087% 1996
119 Benin -7.13% 2004
120 Lithuania -7.15% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) -7.314% 2005
121 Spain -7.39% 2005
122 Hungary -7.42% 2005
123 Niger -7.56% 2004
124 Ghana -7.57% 2005
125 Greece -7.94% 2005
126 Comoros -8.18% 1995
127 Moldova -8.29% 2005
128 Kyrgyzstan -8.34% 2005
129 Mali -8.39% 2004
130 Lebanon -8.57% 2005
131 The Bahamas -8.61% 2003
=132 Sierra Leone -8.63% 2005
=132 Romania -8.63% 2005
134 New Zealand -8.8% 2005
135 Portugal -9.28% 2005
136 The Gambia -9.44% 2005
137 Togo -9.98% 2004
138 Sudan -10.05% 2005
139 Burkina Faso -10.34% 2001
140 Malawi -10.37% 2002
141 Malta -10.66% 2005
142 Suriname -10.7% 2005
143 Georgia -10.79% 2005
144 Estonia -11.03% 2005
=145 Jamaica -11.27% 2005
=145 Bulgaria -11.27% 2005
147 Mozambique -11.46% 2005
148 Guyana -12.22% 2005
149 Barbados -12.46% 2005
150 Latvia -12.65% 2005
151 Ethiopia -14.03% 2005
152 Somalia -14.34% 1989
153 Belize -14.41% 2005
154 Liberia -14.92% 1987
155 Antigua and Barbuda -15.51% 2005
156 Nicaragua -16.29% 2005
157 Eritrea -16.52% 2000
158 Iceland -16.61% 2005
159 Zambia -17.07% 2000
160 Aruba -17.51% 2002
161 Jordan -18.18% 2005
162 Vanuatu -18.79% 2005
163 Bosnia and Herzegovina -21.67% 2005
164 Saint Lucia -22.13% 2005
165 Saint Kitts and Nevis -23.61% 2005
166 Seychelles -23.82% 2005
167 Turkmenistan -24.15% 1997
168 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -25.6% 2005
169 Grenada -27.31% 2005
170 Dominica -28.35% 2005
171 Burundi -31.96% 2005
172 Sao Tome and Principe -42.52% 2002
173 Maldives -43.1% 2005
174 Equatorial Guinea -132.8% 1996

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Current account balance > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Current-account-balance/%-of-GDP

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