U.K. Imports 1970-2022

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 2021 was $900.17B, a 16.34% increase from 2020.
  • U.K. imports for 2020 was $773.77B, a 15.8% decline from 2019.
  • U.K. imports for 2019 was $918.94B, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • U.K. imports for 2018 was $922.68B, a 9.19% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $1,770.61B
France $940.54B
United Kingdom $900.17B
Netherlands $738.97B
Hong Kong $733.26B
South Korea $684.20B
Italy $636.72B
Singapore $609.27B
Canada $607.88B
Belgium $503.99B
Spain $476.18B
Ireland $471.42B
Switzerland $448.39B
Poland $382.25B
Australia $275.13B
Sweden $262.93B
Austria $262.61B
Denmark $209.91B
Saudi Arabia $202.95B
Czech Republic $196.31B
Luxembourg $153.24B
Hungary $146.87B
Norway $140.45B
Israel $121.67B
Finland $115.77B
Portugal $112.51B
Slovak Republic $108.55B
Greece $104.99B
Chile $103.18B
Argentina $74.35B
Lithuania $49.90B
Slovenia $48.12B
Croatia $35.52B
Estonia $29.11B
Latvia $25.71B
Malta $23.21B
Macao $22.69B
Cyprus $22.16B
Uruguay $15.02B
Iceland $10.25B
Brunei $9.38B
Bahamas $4.72B
Bermuda $1.71B
Seychelles $1.47B
U.K. Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $900.17B 28.25%
2020 $773.77B 28.07%
2019 $918.94B 31.92%
2018 $922.68B 31.81%
2017 $845.04B 31.31%
2016 $813.00B 29.86%
2015 $849.47B 28.73%
2014 $922.26B 29.87%
2013 $871.29B 31.08%
2012 $847.53B 31.17%
2011 $848.43B 31.72%
2010 $748.93B 30.06%
2009 $674.96B 27.82%
2008 $856.44B 29.14%
2007 $850.57B 27.38%
2006 $797.01B 29.33%
2005 $697.42B 27.41%
2004 $638.56B 26.37%
2003 $538.05B 26.16%
2002 $480.36B 26.92%
2001 $450.15B 27.38%
2000 $447.14B 26.90%
1999 $427.68B 25.37%
1998 $411.35B 24.88%
1997 $392.76B 25.18%
1996 $367.18B 25.83%
1995 $338.74B 25.16%
1994 $294.05B 25.78%
1993 $264.20B 24.89%
1992 $275.56B 23.36%
1991 $259.39B 22.70%
1990 $272.15B 24.90%
1989 $241.09B 26.01%
1988 $229.03B 25.17%
1987 $188.17B 25.25%
1986 $152.76B 25.40%
1985 $130.82B 26.74%
1984 $127.14B 27.55%
1983 $121.21B 24.76%
1982 $122.00B 23.69%
1981 $125.00B 23.11%
1980 $137.79B 24.39%
1979 $118.39B 26.97%
1978 $89.52B 26.65%
1977 $76.08B 28.92%
1976 $67.66B 29.09%
1975 $65.43B 27.06%
1974 $65.16B 31.61%
1973 $47.63B 24.74%
1972 $35.21B 20.71%
1971 $30.38B 20.51%
1970 $27.37B 20.95%