Which Stock Market is the Most Traded?

Stocks Traded, Total Value (USD) (USD bil), 2019 or latest
Investments & Pensions | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 65 countries in 2019, USA ranked the highest in stocks traded, total value with USD 23,192,149 bil followed by China and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Ukraine with USD 1.32 bil, Rwanda with USD 4.98 bil and Belarus with USD 15.0 bil.

Total stocks traded, total value reached USD 60,359,038 bil in 2019 in the World according to OECD. This is 13 % less than in the previous year and -4.17 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total stocks traded, total value reached an all time high of USD 99,791,341 bil in 2015 and an all time low of USD 299,796 bil in 1975. The average annual growth amounted to 12.8 % since 1975.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 38.4 % of stocks traded, total value in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 78.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 94.3 % in 2019.

Data for more countries are available at Stocks Traded, Total Value (USD) indicator page.

Stocks Traded, Total Value (USD) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia USD bil 787,881 703,486 750,636 794,977 809,222
Brazil USD bil 739,678 644,171 419,978 561,081 642,503 ...
Canada USD bil 1,323,581 1,344,210 1,096,269 1,153,367 1,279,550
China USD bil 7,695,981 11,959,329 39,326,017 18,241,294 17,171,575
Germany USD bil 1,312,612 1,269,067 1,444,613 1,124,112 1,558,599
Hong Kong USD bil 1,267,005 1,450,936 2,068,671 1,351,097 1,953,132
India USD bil 537,777 730,704 771,998 801,875 1,186,011
Japan USD bil 6,083,166 4,844,710 5,571,527 5,230,238 5,778,429
South Africa USD bil 232,250 245,697 233,988 402,439 409,717
South Korea USD bil 1,329,852 1,283,700 1,843,731 1,600,850 2,011,934
Spain USD bil 914,963 991,721 978,396 587,443 741,733 ...
Switzerland USD bil 699,585 734,058 955,219 837,238 948,337
Thailand USD bil 349,912 310,640 271,317 324,999 339,529
Turkey USD bil 374,251 369,746 349,685 281,808 377,304
USA USD bil 33,247,253 38,976,647 41,398,502 42,071,330 39,785,881