U.K. Trade to GDP Ratio 1970-2021

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 64.29%, a 1.67% increase from 2018.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 62.62%, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 61.95%, a 3.45% increase from 2016.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2016 was 58.50%, a 1.82% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Luxembourg 381.52%
Hong Kong 353.23%
Singapore 319.15%
Malta 273.72%
Ireland 239.22%
Slovak Republic 184.48%
Seychelles 172.26%
Belgium 163.06%
Hungary 161.26%
UAE 160.94%
Slovenia 159.03%
Netherlands 156.22%
Lithuania 149.69%
Cyprus 144.82%
Czech Republic 142.76%
Estonia 141.81%
Latvia 121.09%
Switzerland 119.44%
Macao 116.94%
Denmark 109.29%
Brunei 108.51%
Austria 107.78%
Oman 106.75%
Poland 106.36%
Croatia 104.17%
Sweden 90.48%
Qatar 90.32%
Germany 87.99%
Portugal 86.78%
Iceland 85.92%
Barbados 83.69%
Panama 83.21%
Finland 80.04%
South Korea 77.00%
Bahamas 75.92%
Bermuda 75.86%
Greece 74.38%
Norway 72.15%
Spain 66.78%
Canada 64.98%
France 64.52%
United Kingdom 64.29%
Saudi Arabia 63.66%
Italy 59.96%
Israel 56.77%
Chile 56.76%
Australia 45.71%
Uruguay 41.03%
Argentina 32.63%
United States 26.31%
U.K. Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2019 64.29% 1.67%
2018 62.62% 0.67%
2017 61.95% 3.45%
2016 58.50% 1.82%
2015 56.68% -1.72%
2014 58.40% -2.78%
2013 61.18% 0.06%
2012 61.12% -1.18%
2011 62.30% 3.76%
2010 58.55% 4.19%
2009 54.35% -1.78%
2008 56.13% 3.67%
2007 52.46% -3.80%
2006 56.26% 3.91%
2005 52.35% 2.38%
2004 49.97% 0.06%
2003 49.92% -0.88%
2002 50.80% -1.48%
2001 52.27% 0.14%
2000 52.13% 2.90%
1999 49.24% 0.28%
1998 48.96% -1.65%
1997 50.60% -1.53%
1996 52.13% 1.30%
1995 50.84% -0.77%
1994 51.61% 2.12%
1993 49.48% 3.42%
1992 46.06% 0.99%
1991 45.07% -2.93%
1990 48.00% -0.44%
1989 48.44% 1.31%
1988 47.12% -2.51%
1987 49.63% -0.63%
1986 50.26% -4.39%
1985 54.65% -0.46%
1984 55.11% 4.58%
1983 50.53% 1.20%
1982 49.34% 0.23%
1981 49.11% -1.91%
1980 51.02% -3.34%
1979 54.36% -0.32%
1978 54.68% -3.93%
1977 58.61% 1.49%
1976 57.12% 4.63%
1975 52.48% -5.97%
1974 58.45% 11.25%
1973 47.20% 5.84%
1972 41.36% -1.05%
1971 42.41% -0.36%
1970 42.77% -0.36%