* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Stock market return, percent, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 88 countries was 12.02 percent.The highest value was in Venezuela: 1510.42 percent and the lowest value was in Lebanon: -29.04 percent. The indicator is available from 1984 to 2020. 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, 2020 Global rank Available data
Venezuela 1510.42 1 2018 - 2020
Ukraine 49.23 2 2012 - 2020
Denmark 24.32 3 1990 - 2020
Argentina 24.13 4 1989 - 2020
Kuwait 16.08 5 2002 - 2020
Turkey 14.73 6 1989 - 2020
Russia 11.06 7 2002 - 2020
Colombia 10.71 8 2004 - 2020
USA 10.66 9 1984 - 2020
New Zealand 9.42 10 1993 - 2020
Lithuania 9.1 11 2001 - 2020
Iceland 8.56 12 1994 - 2020
China 8.07 13 1991 - 2020
Sweden 7.46 14 1988 - 2020
South Korea 5.52 15 1984 - 2020
Switzerland 4.52 16 1989 - 2020
Kazakhstan 4.16 17 2002 - 2020
Latvia 4.14 18 2001 - 2020
Pakistan 3.03 19 1999 - 2020
Finland 1.96 20 1988 - 2020
Portugal 1.93 21 1989 - 2020
Germany 1.18 22 1989 - 2020
Japan 0.95 23 1984 - 2020
Ireland 0.9 24 1987 - 2020
Slovakia 0.15 25 1994 - 2020
Brazil -0.48 26 1992 - 2020
Netherlands -0.5 27 1984 - 2020
India -0.66 28 1984 - 2020
Slovenia -0.92 29 2004 - 2020
Canada -1.55 30 1984 - 2020
Sri Lanka -1.91 31 1986 - 2020
Bahrain -1.94 32 2006 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. -1.94 33 2005 - 2020
Israel -2.01 34 1993 - 2020
Estonia -2.82 35 1997 - 2020
South Africa -3.26 36 1996 - 2020
Qatar -3.72 37 2008 - 2020
Jamaica -4.27 38 1991 - 2020
Serbia -4.38 39 2006 - 2020
Australia -4.72 40 1984 - 2020
Kenya -4.93 41 2009 - 2020
Tunisia -5.21 42 2002 - 2020
Botswana -6.04 43 2003 - 2020
Norway -6.15 44 1997 - 2020
Tanzania -6.16 45 2008 - 2020
Italy -6.53 46 1998 - 2020
Nigeria -7.11 47 2000 - 2020
Malaysia -7.33 48 1984 - 2020
Hong Kong -7.54 49 1984 - 2020
Morocco -7.57 50 1995 - 2020
France -7.77 51 1988 - 2020
Saudi Arabia -8.01 52 1995 - 2020
Vietnam -8.42 53 2002 - 2020
Mexico -8.81 54 1995 - 2020
Oman -8.95 55 1993 - 2020
Croatia -9.64 56 2003 - 2020
Hungary -9.71 57 1992 - 2020
UA Emirates -10.47 58 2003 - 2020
Jordan -11.05 59 2001 - 2020
Czechia -11.17 60 1995 - 2020
Greece -11.27 61 1988 - 2020
Panama -11.45 62 2000 - 2020
Bermuda -12.39 63 1995 - 2020
UK -12.47 64 1985 - 2020
Mongolia -12.93 65 2000 - 2020
Peru -14.39 66 1991 - 2020
Bangladesh -14.68 67 2014 - 2020
Ghana -14.69 68 2011 - 2020
Malta -15 69 1999 - 2020
Singapore -15.59 70 2000 - 2020
Indonesia -15.66 71 1984 - 2020
Namibia -16.1 72 2005 - 2020
Belgium -16.62 73 1998 - 2020
Thailand -17.51 74 1988 - 2020
Spain -17.7 75 1988 - 2020
Luxembourg -18.25 76 2000 - 2020
Costa Rica -18.27 77 1996 - 2020
Philippines -18.42 78 1988 - 2020
Bulgaria -18.89 79 2002 - 2020
Egypt -19.43 80 1999 - 2020
Mauritius -20.1 81 1994 - 2020
Austria -20.38 82 1987 - 2020
Poland -20.39 83 1995 - 2020
Laos -20.55 84 2012 - 2020
Chile -20.72 85 1990 - 2020
Cyprus -22.8 86 2006 - 2020
North Macedonia -25.58 87 2016 - 2020
Lebanon -29.04 88 1998 - 2020


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.
1510.42
49.23
24.32
24.13
16.08
14.73
11.06
10.71
10.66
9.42
9.10
8.56
8.07
7.46
5.52
4.52
4.16
4.14
3.03
1.96
1.93
1.18
0.95
0.90
0.15
-0.48
-0.50
-0.66
-0.92
-1.55
-1.91
-1.94
-1.94
-2.01
-2.82
-3.26
-3.72
-4.27
-4.38
-4.72
-4.93
-5.21
-6.04
-6.15
-6.16
-6.53
-7.11
-7.33
-7.54
-7.57
-7.77
-8.01
-8.42
-8.81
-8.95
-9.64
-9.71
-10.47
-11.05
-11.17
-11.27
-11.45
-12.39
-12.47
-12.93
-14.39
-14.68
-14.69
-15.00
-15.59
-15.66
-16.10
-16.62
-17.51
-17.70
-18.25
-18.27
-18.42
-18.89
-19.43
-20.10
-20.38
-20.39
-20.55
-20.72
-22.80
-25.58
-29.04
-29.04
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740.7
1125.6
1510.42
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