* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Stock market return, percent, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 87 countries was 32.21 percent. The highest value was in Venezuela: 991.39 percent and the lowest value was in Botswana: -6.38 percent. The indicator is available from 1984 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Global Financial Development Database
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Stock market return, 2021 Global rank Available data
Venezuela 991.39 1 2018 - 2021
Mongolia 100.77 2 2000 - 2021
Sri Lanka 57.14 3 1986 - 2021
Argentina 54.64 4 1989 - 2021
Iceland 52.66 5 1994 - 2021
Nigeria 47.63 6 1999 - 2021
Vietnam 46.82 7 2001 - 2021
UA Emirates 45.44 8 1996 - 2021
Lebanon 44.67 9 1997 - 2021
Estonia 43.16 10 1997 - 2021
Austria 42.3 11 1987 - 2021
Luxembourg 42.2 12 2000 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 36.72 13 1995 - 2021
Bermuda 34.37 14 1995 - 2021
Turkey 33.24 15 1989 - 2021
USA 32.65 16 1984 - 2021
Netherlands 31.52 17 1984 - 2021
Denmark 31.18 18 1990 - 2021
Norway 30.97 19 1997 - 2021
Kazakhstan 30.94 20 1997 - 2021
Sweden 29.59 21 1988 - 2021
Slovenia 29.45 22 2004 - 2021
Hungary 29.43 23 1992 - 2021
Czechia 29.28 24 1995 - 2021
Ghana 28.63 25 2011 - 2021
Namibia 28.59 26 2004 - 2021
Ireland 28.22 27 1987 - 2021
Finland 27.77 28 1988 - 2021
Bangladesh 27.49 29 2010 - 2021
Greece 26.57 30 1988 - 2021
France 26.49 31 1988 - 2021
Mexico 26.44 32 1995 - 2021
Italy 25.13 33 1998 - 2021
Lithuania 25.09 34 2001 - 2021
Cyprus 24.94 35 2005 - 2021
Israel 24.4 36 1993 - 2021
South Africa 24.02 37 1996 - 2021
Canada 23.7 38 1984 - 2021
Germany 23.68 39 1989 - 2021
Japan 22.23 40 1984 - 2021
India 21.5 41 1984 - 2021
Portugal 21.5 42 1989 - 2021
Poland 21.25 43 1995 - 2021
Australia 19.3 44 1984 - 2021
Indonesia 18.73 45 1984 - 2021
Bulgaria 18.54 46 2001 - 2021
Jordan 18.43 47 2000 - 2021
Kenya 18.41 48 2009 - 2021
Brazil 18.17 49 1992 - 2021
Belgium 17.82 50 1998 - 2021
Thailand 17.56 51 1988 - 2021
Qatar 17.26 52 2008 - 2021
Pakistan 16.44 53 1999 - 2021
Croatia 15.2 54 2003 - 2021
Morocco 15.18 55 1995 - 2021
Switzerland 15.15 56 1989 - 2021
Latvia 14.87 57 2001 - 2021
Singapore 14.65 58 2000 - 2021
UK 14.38 59 1985 - 2021
Spain 14.23 60 1988 - 2021
China 13.47 61 1991 - 2021
Bahrain 12.42 62 2005 - 2021
Chile 11.07 63 1990 - 2021
Serbia 10.2 64 2006 - 2021
New Zealand 9.26 65 1993 - 2021
Slovakia 8.93 66 1994 - 2021
Philippines 7.82 67 1988 - 2021
Mauritius 7.75 68 1994 - 2021
Hong Kong 7.13 69 1984 - 2021
Oman 6.18 70 1993 - 2021
Tunisia 5.97 71 2000 - 2021
South Korea 4.73 72 1984 - 2021
Malaysia 3.27 73 1984 - 2021
Tanzania 2.79 74 2007 - 2021
Jamaica 1.43 75 1991 - 2021
Colombia 0 76 2002 - 2021
Kuwait 0 77 1996 - 2021
North Macedonia 0 78 2008 - 2021
Peru 0 79 1991 - 2021
Russia 0 80 1996 - 2021
Ukraine 0 81 2003 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. -1.58 82 2005 - 2021
Malta -2.27 83 1996 - 2021
Egypt -2.3 84 1999 - 2021
Laos -2.77 85 2012 - 2021
Panama -4.9 86 1996 - 2021
Botswana -6.38 87 1996 - 2021



Definition: Stock market return is the growth rate of annual average stock market index. Annual average stock market index is constructed by taking the average of the daily stock market indexes available at Bloomberg.

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