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Balance of payments, net errors and omissions, 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 104 countries was -1484.64 million USD.The highest value was in the USA: 136988 million USD and the lowest value was in China: -167400.26 million USD. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million USD; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Net errors and omissions, 2021 Global rank Available data
USA 136988 1 1970 - 2021
Germany 60612.36 2 1971 - 2021
UK 25514.29 3 1970 - 2021
Spain 11996.64 4 1975 - 2021
Turkey 9313 5 1974 - 2021
Mexico 7999.56 6 1979 - 2021
Hong Kong 7574.44 7 1998 - 2021
New Zealand 5939.35 8 2000 - 2021
Thailand 5625.34 9 1975 - 2021
Bulgaria 3685.95 10 1980 - 2021
Denmark 3040.27 11 1975 - 2021
Belgium 2558.16 12 2002 - 2021
Singapore 2490.91 13 1972 - 2021
South Africa 1881.68 14 1960 - 2021
Canada 1629.36 15 1960 - 2021
Ukraine 1591 16 1994 - 2021
Greece 1311.23 17 1976 - 2021
Philippines 1244.82 18 1977 - 2021
Colombia 1154.02 19 1968 - 2021
Iceland 1119.38 20 1976 - 2021
Russia 1068.38 21 1994 - 2021
Morocco 926.63 22 1975 - 2021
Bangladesh 810.24 23 1976 - 2021
Malta 771.74 24 1971 - 2021
Portugal 609.45 25 1975 - 2021
Honduras 513.27 26 1974 - 2021
Cyprus 502.35 27 1976 - 2021
Costa Rica 465.24 28 1977 - 2021
Nepal 430.3 29 1976 - 2021
Serbia 376.58 30 2007 - 2021
Montenegro 337.66 31 2007 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 314.09 32 1998 - 2021
Fiji 304.17 33 1979 - 2021
Albania 243.89 34 1980 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 235.8 35 1968 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 173.43 36 1977 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 168.34 37 1978 - 2021
Kazakhstan 123.93 38 1995 - 2021
Armenia 120.84 39 1993 - 2021
Namibia 88.4 40 1990 - 2021
North Macedonia 87.99 41 1996 - 2021
India 71.76 42 1975 - 2021
Samoa 42.64 43 1977 - 2021
Moldova 38.51 44 1994 - 2021
Belize 33.58 45 1984 - 2021
Uruguay 25.17 46 1978 - 2021
Tonga 22.2 47 1971 - 2021
Grenada 17.18 48 1977 - 2021
Zambia 12.78 49 1978 - 2021
Guinea 1.01 50 1986 - 2021
Aruba -1.38 51 1986 - 2021
Maldives -5.36 52 1977 - 2021
Lesotho -7.23 53 1975 - 2021
Cape Verde -9.74 54 1977 - 2021
Saint Lucia -14.52 55 1976 - 2021
Dominica -18.66 56 1976 - 2021
Gambia -22.21 57 1978 - 2021
Cambodia -43.62 58 1992 - 2021
Ecuador -110.44 59 1976 - 2021
Lithuania -110.67 60 1993 - 2021
Guatemala -141.86 61 1977 - 2021
Azerbaijan -153.58 62 1995 - 2021
Latvia -156.5 63 1992 - 2021
Luxembourg -176.52 64 2002 - 2021
Haiti -201.54 65 1971 - 2021
Tajikistan -206.57 66 2002 - 2021
El Salvador -308.89 67 1976 - 2021
Slovenia -379.24 68 1992 - 2021
Estonia -477.2 69 1992 - 2021
Pakistan -513.75 70 1976 - 2021
Belarus -755.44 71 1993 - 2021
Paraguay -855.79 72 1975 - 2021
Croatia -868.24 73 1993 - 2021
Angola -987.72 74 1985 - 2021
Slovakia -1093.39 75 1993 - 2021
Bolivia -1126.82 76 1976 - 2021
Panama -1139.17 77 1977 - 2021
Saudi Arabia -1428.77 78 1971 - 2021
Uzbekistan -1515.97 79 2005 - 2021
Czechia -1528.79 80 1993 - 2021
Qatar -1616.48 81 2011 - 2021
Romania -1730.96 82 1971 - 2021
Indonesia -1944.26 83 1981 - 2021
Argentina -1954.71 84 1976 - 2021
Austria -2388.25 85 2005 - 2021
Finland -2880.4 86 1975 - 2021
Ireland -4340.61 87 2005 - 2021
Hungary -5001.79 88 1982 - 2021
Poland -5376 89 1976 - 2021
Israel -5516.1 90 1960 - 2021
Peru -5947.09 91 1977 - 2021
Brazil -6005.96 92 1975 - 2021
Australia -6045.73 93 1989 - 2021
Norway -7438.22 94 1975 - 2021
Malaysia -8850.99 95 1974 - 2021
Netherlands -9865.87 96 1967 - 2021
South Korea -11367.5 97 1976 - 2021
Vietnam -12812 98 1996 - 2021
Italy -18608.4 99 1970 - 2021
Sweden -23437.7 100 1970 - 2021
Japan -39133.3 101 1996 - 2021
Switzerland -40394.34 102 1977 - 2021
France -52193.6 103 1975 - 2021
China -167400.26 104 1982 - 2021


Definition: Net errors and omissions constitute a residual category needed to ensure that accounts in the balance of payments statement sum to zero. Net errors and omissions are derived as the balance on the financial account minus the balances on the current and capital accounts. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
136988.00
60612.36
25514.29
11996.64
9313.00
7999.56
7574.44
5939.35
5625.34
3685.95
3040.27
2558.16
2490.91
1881.68
1629.36
1591.00
1311.23
1244.82
1154.02
1119.38
1068.38
926.63
810.24
771.74
609.45
513.27
502.35
465.24
430.30
376.58
337.66
314.09
304.17
243.89
235.80
173.43
168.34
123.93
120.84
88.40
87.99
71.76
42.64
38.51
33.58
25.17
22.20
17.18
12.78
1.01
-1.38
-5.36
-7.23
-9.74
-14.52
-18.66
-22.21
-43.62
-110.44
-110.67
-141.86
-153.58
-156.50
-176.52
-201.54
-206.57
-308.89
-379.24
-477.20
-513.75
-755.44
-855.79
-868.24
-987.72
-1093.39
-1126.82
-1139.17
-1428.77
-1515.97
-1528.79
-1616.48
-1730.96
-1944.26
-1954.71
-2388.25
-2880.40
-4340.61
-5001.79
-5376.00
-5516.10
-5947.09
-6005.96
-6045.73
-7438.22
-8850.99
-9865.87
-11367.50
-12812.00
-18608.40
-23437.70
-39133.30
-40394.34
-52193.60
-167400.26
-167400.26
-91303.2
-15206.1
60890.9
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