South Korea: Stock market turnover ratio

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

South Korea: Stock market turnover ratio

, 1979 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1979 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 139.22 percent with a minimum of 48.74 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 407.88 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2020 is 238.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 62 countries is 37.35 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The stock market turnover ratio in South Korea equals "the value of all stock market trades / the market value of all listed companies." It reflects how active the stock market of South Korea is. A country may have many listed companies but few active trades. Conversely, there may be few listed companies but many trades.

Definition: Turnover ratio is the value of domestic shares traded divided by their market capitalization. The value is annualized by multiplying the monthly average by 12.
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