Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP 1977-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Sierra Leone recorded a Current Account deficit of 36.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Sierra Leone averaged -9.77 Percent from 1977 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 28.71 Percent in 1986 and a record low of -52.30 Percent in 2011. Current Account to GDP in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.

   
 
 

Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-36.20 -44.00 28.71 -52.30 1977 - 2013 Percent Yearly
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 - Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Sierra Leone Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 71.15 95.06 95.06 -267.64 USD Million [+]
Exports 189.40 219.53 219.53 0.07 USD Million [+]
Imports 118.25 124.46 289.44 6.64 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1102.09 -1913.51 140.74 -1913.51 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -36.20 -44.00 28.71 -52.30 Percent [+]