* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Stock price volatility, percent, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 14.66 percent.The highest value was in Venezuela: 45.49 percent and the lowest value was in Botswana: 3.38 percent. 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



Definition: Stock price volatility is the average of the 360-day volatility of the national stock market index.
Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. In most cases, the higher the volatility, the riskier the security.
Stock price volatility in the European union
Stock price volatility in Europe
Stock price volatility in Asia
Stock price volatility in Africa
Stock price volatility in North America
Stock price volatility in South America
Stock price volatility in Australia
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