St. Lucia - Current account balance (% of GDP)

Current account balance (% of GDP) in St. Lucia was -1.87 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 6.80 in 2015, while its lowest value was -27.24 in 2006.

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1977 -12.48
1978 -22.53
1979 -22.67
1980 -22.76
1981 -23.69
1982 -16.85
1983 -2.49
1984 -6.16
1985 -5.18
1986 -2.31
1987 -4.47
1988 -4.89
1989 -15.22
1990 -11.79
1991 -13.98
1992 -9.88
1993 -8.73
1994 -8.06
1995 -5.66
1996 -8.74
1997 -11.62
1998 -8.16
1999 -14.30
2000 -12.09
2001 -14.46
2002 -14.17
2003 -17.91
2004 -10.21
2005 -13.61
2006 -27.24
2007 -26.98
2008 -26.51
2009 -10.83
2010 -14.67
2011 -16.88
2012 -12.73
2013 -6.73
2014 3.34
2015 6.80
2016 -1.87

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards.

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments