U.K. Trade to GDP Ratio 1970-2022

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 2020 was 55.09%, a 8.31% decline from 2019.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 63.40%, a 0.43% increase from 2018.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 62.97%, a 1.31% increase from 2017.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 61.66%, a 3.38% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Luxembourg 390.33%
Hong Kong 351.66%
Singapore 320.56%
Malta 271.55%
Ireland 225.31%
Seychelles 188.58%
Slovak Republic 170.61%
Belgium 160.71%
Hungary 157.17%
Slovenia 147.54%
Netherlands 147.14%
Cyprus 141.52%
Estonia 139.50%
Lithuania 138.50%
Czech Republic 136.09%
Macao 126.68%
Latvia 119.40%
Switzerland 116.02%
Brunei 110.20%
Poland 104.50%
Denmark 102.20%
Austria 101.47%
Croatia 90.55%
Antigua and Barbuda 88.63%
Sweden 84.08%
Germany 81.81%
Portugal 75.37%
Finland 71.34%
Greece 71.33%
South Korea 70.08%
Iceland 68.80%
Norway 65.30%
Canada 59.97%
Spain 59.77%
France 58.30%
Chile 57.84%
Italy 55.32%
United Kingdom 55.09%
Israel 52.31%
Saudi Arabia 50.60%
Uruguay 46.37%
Australia 43.98%
Argentina 30.50%
U.K. Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 55.09% -8.31%
2019 63.40% 0.43%
2018 62.97% 1.31%
2017 61.66% 3.38%
2016 58.28% 2.28%
2015 56.00% -1.95%
2014 57.95% -3.20%
2013 61.15% -0.07%
2012 61.21% -1.17%
2011 62.38% 3.94%
2010 58.44% 4.04%
2009 54.40% -1.88%
2008 56.28% 3.51%
2007 52.77% -3.91%
2006 56.68% 4.12%
2005 52.56% 2.40%
2004 50.15% 0.07%
2003 50.09% -1.05%
2002 51.14% -1.53%
2001 52.66% 0.49%
2000 52.18% 2.87%
1999 49.30% 0.33%
1998 48.98% -1.70%
1997 50.68% -1.45%
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%