U.K. Imports 1970-2021

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • U.K. imports for 2019 was $924.69B, a 1% increase from 2018.
  • U.K. imports for 2018 was $915.53B, a 8.74% increase from 2017.
  • U.K. imports for 2017 was $841.97B, a 3.96% increase from 2016.
  • U.K. imports for 2016 was $809.88B, a 4.75% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
United States $3,125.22B
Germany $1,586.78B
United Kingdom $924.69B
France $889.36B
Netherlands $661.22B
Hong Kong $642.79B
South Korea $610.10B
Canada $578.79B
Italy $570.07B
Singapore $541.84B
Spain $444.29B
Ireland $436.97B
Belgium $432.98B
Switzerland $375.48B
Poland $302.87B
Australia $301.65B
UAE $288.40B
Austria $232.35B
Sweden $230.75B
Saudi Arabia $218.94B
Denmark $178.45B
Czech Republic $171.38B
Norway $141.96B
Hungary $129.25B
Luxembourg $122.84B
Israel $108.32B
Finland $107.35B
Portugal $103.34B
Slovak Republic $96.72B
Chile $80.64B
Greece $78.06B
Argentina $67.65B
Qatar $66.77B
Slovenia $40.78B
Lithuania $39.46B
Oman $35.30B
Croatia $31.72B
Panama $29.07B
Estonia $21.68B
Latvia $20.79B
Malta $19.47B
Cyprus $18.20B
Macao $18.01B
Uruguay $10.82B
Iceland $9.82B
Brunei $6.81B
Bahamas $4.98B
Barbados $2.17B
Bermuda $1.92B
Seychelles $1.57B
U.K. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $924.69B 32.69%
2018 $915.53B 32.00%
2017 $841.97B 31.58%
2016 $809.88B 30.06%
2015 $850.22B 29.03%
2014 $915.96B 29.90%
2013 $870.05B 31.23%
2012 $842.50B 31.15%
2011 $840.47B 31.60%
2010 $749.29B 30.27%
2009 $674.54B 27.98%
2008 $851.69B 29.14%
2007 $844.04B 27.22%
2006 $791.19B 29.15%
2005 $694.99B 27.38%
2004 $634.72B 26.26%
2003 $535.00B 26.06%
2002 $476.23B 26.69%
2001 $446.76B 27.24%
2000 $446.50B 26.93%
1999 $425.84B 25.31%
1998 $409.02B 24.79%
1997 $390.58B 25.05%
1996 $367.75B 25.98%
1995 $339.19B 25.28%
1994 $294.44B 25.82%
1993 $264.55B 24.92%
1992 $275.93B 23.39%
1991 $259.73B 22.73%
1990 $272.51B 24.93%
1989 $241.41B 26.04%
1988 $229.34B 25.20%
1987 $188.42B 25.29%
1986 $152.96B 25.43%
1985 $131.00B 26.77%
1984 $127.31B 27.59%
1983 $121.37B 24.79%
1982 $122.16B 23.72%
1981 $125.16B 23.15%
1980 $137.97B 24.42%
1979 $118.54B 27.00%
1978 $89.64B 26.69%
1977 $76.18B 28.96%
1976 $67.75B 29.13%
1975 $65.52B 27.10%
1974 $65.24B 31.65%
1973 $47.70B 24.77%
1972 $35.25B 20.74%
1971 $30.42B 20.54%
1970 $27.41B 20.98%