Current Account Balance in United Kingdom
The current account balance averaged -3.6% of GDP in the decade to 2022, below the major economies' average of -0.5% of GDP. The 2022 reading for the United Kingdom was -3.1% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.
United Kingdom Current Account Chart
United Kingdom Current Account Data
|Current Account Balance (% of GDP)||-3.9||-2.7||-2.9||-0.5||-3.1|
|Current Account Balance (USD bn)||-113||-77||-77||-15||-96|
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