(measure: percent; Source: International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
United Kingdom: Current account balance forecast, percent of GDP, 1980 - 2026:
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1980 to 2026. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was -2.3 percent with a minimum of -5.43 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 1.53 percent in 1981.
The latest value from 2026 is -2.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2026 based on 183
countries is -1.70 percent.
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Definition: The current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.