United States Current Account to GDP 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in the United States averaged -2.67 Percent from 1980 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 0.20 Percent in 1981 and a record low of -6 Percent in 2006. Current Account to GDP in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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United States Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.30 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 1980 - 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 - United States Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -43400.00 -43600.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 197537.00 195232.00 198570.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 240970.00 238835.00 240970.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -100255.00 -98417.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
External Debt -5445100.00 -5511678.00 -1232107.00 -5523614.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 97.37 97.67 167.10 91.05 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 40916.00 41969.00 46165.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 178358.00 -57211.00 272938.00 -153035.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows -1353.00 164299.00 164299.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.46 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 8864.00 8648.00 10044.00 3983.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourist Arrivals 8381604.00 7342650.00 8381604.00 2095665.00 Persons [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -3.66 Dec/13 -2.40 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.00 Dec/13 2.60 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.40 Dec/13 1.40 2.40 -1.50 percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/13 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 percent [+]
Germany 7.50 Dec/13 7.40 7.50 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.70 Dec/13 -4.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -3.30 Dec/13 -2.80 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.00 Dec/13 -0.30 3.20 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.70 Dec/13 1.10 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -1.80 Dec/13 -1.20 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.40 Dec/13 9.50 10.40 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 1.56 Dec/13 3.60 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/13 -1.20 1.50 -10.00 percent [+]
Switzerland 13.50 Dec/12 8.50 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -7.90 Dec/13 -6.00 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/13 -3.80 1.90 -4.90 percent [+]
United States -2.30 Dec/13 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]