North America Trade to GDP Ratio 1970-2024

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2021 was 28.60%, a 1.94% increase from 2020.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 26.66%, a 3.2% decline from 2019.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 29.86%, a 1.1% decline from 2018.
  • North America trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 30.95%, a 0.43% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
European Union 92.89%
Euro Area 90.31%
World 56.53%
OECD members 56.37%
East Asia & Pacific 56.08%
Latin America & Caribbean 53.95%
Sub-Saharan Africa 45.84%
South Asia 42.60%
North America 28.60%
North America Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 28.60% 1.94%
2020 26.66% -3.20%
2019 29.86% -1.10%
2018 30.95% 0.43%
2017 30.52% 0.61%
2016 29.91% -1.19%
2015 31.10% -1.85%
2014 32.95% 0.18%
2013 32.77% -0.65%
2012 33.42% -0.14%
2011 33.56% 2.59%
2010 30.97% 3.33%
2009 27.64% -5.40%
2008 33.04% 1.76%
2007 31.28% 0.80%
2006 30.48% 1.08%
2005 29.41% 1.05%
2004 28.35% 1.70%
2003 26.66% -0.19%
2002 26.85% -0.85%
2001 27.70% -2.33%
2000 30.03% 1.86%
1999 28.16% 0.62%
1998 27.54% -0.23%
1997 27.77% 1.03%
1996 26.75% 0.32%
1995 26.43% 1.68%
1994 24.76% 1.45%
1993 23.31% 0.56%
1992 22.75% 0.45%
1991 22.30% -0.09%
1990 22.39% 0.36%
1989 22.03% 0.20%
1988 21.83% 1.05%
1987 20.78% 0.80%
1986 19.99% 0.29%
1985 19.70% -0.81%
1984 20.51% 1.28%
1983 19.23% -0.79%
1982 20.02% -2.20%
1981 22.22% -0.73%
1980 22.95% 1.68%
1979 21.27% 1.57%
1978 19.69% 0.77%
1977 18.92% 0.47%
1976 18.46% 0.35%
1975 18.11% -1.04%
1974 19.15% 3.40%
1973 15.74% 1.80%
1972 13.95% 0.63%
1971 13.31% -0.07%
1970 13.38% -0.07%