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 2021 was 55.24%, a 1.19% decline from 2020.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 56.43%, a 6.5% decline from 2019.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 62.93%, a 0.61% increase from 2018.
  • U.K. trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 62.31%, a 0.96% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Hong Kong 403.10%
Luxembourg 388.85%
Singapore 338.31%
Malta 283.47%
Ireland 229.40%
Seychelles 197.00%
Slovak Republic 188.36%
Belgium 169.37%
Macao 164.18%
Hungary 161.91%
Slovenia 161.74%
Cyprus 160.94%
Estonia 160.79%
Lithuania 156.57%
Netherlands 156.19%
Brunei 147.12%
Czech Republic 142.11%
Latvia 130.22%
Switzerland 125.11%
Poland 117.62%
Denmark 112.43%
Austria 110.99%
Croatia 103.76%
Germany 89.39%
Greece 89.18%
Sweden 88.16%
Portugal 87.05%
South Korea 79.77%
Iceland 78.39%
Finland 77.63%
Bermuda 73.25%
Norway 70.68%
Bahamas 69.63%
Spain 68.33%
Chile 64.43%
Italy 63.06%
France 61.97%
Canada 61.23%
Saudi Arabia 59.12%
Uruguay 56.81%
United Kingdom 55.24%
Israel 54.97%
Australia 40.02%
Argentina 33.43%
U.K. Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 55.24% -1.19%
2020 56.43% -6.50%
2019 62.93% 0.61%
2018 62.31% 0.96%
2017 61.35% 3.28%
2016 58.08% 2.16%
2015 55.92% -2.07%
2014 57.98% -2.87%
2013 60.85% -0.25%
2012 61.11% -1.33%
2011 62.43% 4.18%
2010 58.25% 4.08%
2009 54.17% -2.05%
2008 56.22% 3.50%
2007 52.72% -3.88%
2006 56.61% 4.14%
2005 52.46% 2.27%
2004 50.19% 0.11%
2003 50.09% -1.13%
2002 51.22% -1.45%
2001 52.67% 0.52%
2000 52.15% 2.84%
1999 49.31% 0.32%
1998 48.99% -1.69%
1997 50.68% -1.20%
1996 51.88% 1.25%
1995 50.63% -0.95%
1994 51.58% 2.12%
1993 49.46% 3.42%
1992 46.04% 0.99%
1991 45.05% -2.92%
1990 47.98% -0.43%
1989 48.41% 1.31%
1988 47.10% -2.51%
1987 49.61% -0.63%
1986 50.24% -4.39%
1985 54.62% -0.46%
1984 55.08% 4.57%
1983 50.51% 1.20%
1982 49.31% 0.23%
1981 49.09% -1.91%
1980 51.00% -3.34%
1979 54.34% -0.32%
1978 54.66% -3.93%
1977 58.58% 1.49%
1976 57.09% 4.63%
1975 52.46% -5.96%
1974 58.42% 11.24%
1973 47.18% 5.84%
1972 41.34% -1.05%
1971 42.39% -0.35%
1970 42.75% -0.35%