Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 84.0 % in 2012 in United Kingdom, according to OECD. This is 15 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 146 % in 2008 and an all time low of 15.2 % in 1978. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Belgium amounted to 33.7 %, 59.4 % in France, 84.1 % in Germany and 8.60 % in Ireland in 2012.
United Kingdom has been ranked 11th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 16 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.