Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 11.6 % in 2018 in Qatar, according to OECD. This is 17.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Qatar reached an all time high of 63.0 % in 2008 and an all time low of 4.49 % in 2000. When compared to Qatar's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Bahrain amounted to 4.44 %, 18.3 % in Iran and 46.3 % in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
Qatar has been ranked 37th within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period.