United Kingdom Current Account to GDP  1948-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United Kingdom recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged -1.18 percent from 1948 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2.60 percent in 1950 and a record low of -5.80 percent in 2016.

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United Kingdom Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -965.00 -2949.00 2946.00 -6225.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 52447.00 53163.00 53880.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 53412.00 56112.00 56112.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -18443.00 -19173.00 2654.00 -33681.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.10 -5.80 2.60 -5.80 percent [+]
External Debt 6385526.00 6218711.00 6428718.00 565439.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.50 102.10 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 24382.00 10929.00 42878.00 -15043.00 GBP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8667.00 8172.00 82539.00 -44536.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.30 310.29 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 739.00 977.00 2821.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 5.10 5.08 5.68 4.19 [+]
Tourism Revenues 1560.00 1790.00 2938.00 126.00 GBP Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2590.00 3050.00 4020.00 540.00 Thousand [+]
Weapons Sales 1214.00 1365.00 6069.00 744.00 USD Million [+]

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United Kingdom Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - United Kingdom Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.10 -5.80 2.60 -5.80 1948 - 2017 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/16
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17


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