Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) - South Africa



Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of South Africa
Value & RankThe Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of South Africa is -5.24 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 100.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of South Africa is similar to that of Haiti, Romania, Samoa, India, Barbados, Costa Rica, Uruguay, El Salvador, Iceland, Turkey with a respective Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of -4.42, -4.42, -4.73, -4.92, -4.93, -5.24, -5.25, -5.28, -5.45, -6.15 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105.Last 5 years averageSouth Africa had an average Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of -4.63 (% of GDP) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) had a positive growth of 24.1% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) had a negative growth (decline) of 31.0% since the end of the Great Recession
YearCurrent Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) (% of GDP) - South Africa
2005-3.45
2006-5.27
2007-7.00
2008-7.36
2009-3.99
2010-1.92
2011-2.35
2012-5.24
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of South Africa
Country NameGlobal RankCurrent Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) (% of GDP)
Haiti95-4.42
Romania96-4.42
Samoa97-4.73
India98-4.92
Barbados99-4.93
South Africa100-5.24
Costa Rica101-5.24
Uruguay102-5.25
El Salvador103-5.28
Iceland104-5.45
Turkey105-6.15
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list of countries by Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)
Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators