United Kingdom Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United Kingdom recorded a Current Account deficit of 5.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged -1.78 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1.90 percent in 1981 and a record low of -5.50 percent in 2014. Current Account to GDP in the United Kingdom is reported by the UK Office for National Statistcs.

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United Kingdom Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.50 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 1980 - 2014 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 - United Kingdom Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United Kingdom Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

United Kingdom Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -393.00 -1834.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
Exports 43047.00 43027.00 46022.00 962.00 GBP Million [+]
Imports 43440.00 44861.00 47036.00 1031.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account -26548.00 -28930.00 2693.00 -31806.00 GBP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.50 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
External Debt -289323.00 -354675.00 88871.00 -450721.00 GBP Million [+]
Terms of Trade 99.30 99.30 107.60 80.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 27211.00 11944.00 82671.00 -44438.00 GBP Million [+]
Gold Reserves 310.29 310.25 588.27 310.25 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 849.00 791.00 2747.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]