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Economy > Companies > Stock market Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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  • Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure.
  • Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million: Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure). Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Stocks traded, total value > % of GDP: Stocks traded, total value (% of GDP). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. This indicator complements the market capitalization ratio by showing whether market size is matched by trading.
  • Stocks traded, total value > Current US$: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.
  • Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ per capita: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Stocks traded, total value > Current US$, % of GDP: Stocks traded, total value (current US$). Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Stocks traded, turnover ratio > %: Stocks traded, turnover ratio (%). Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalization for the period. Average market capitalization is calculated as the average of the end-of-period values for the current period and the previous period.
STAT Germany United States HISTORY
Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure 5
Ranked 100th.
7
Ranked 43th. 40% more than Germany

Business extent of disclosure index > 0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure per million 0.0611
Ranked 166th. 3 times more than United States
0.0223
Ranked 178th.

Stocks traded, total value > % of GDP 35.75%
Ranked 25th.
131.58%
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ $1.23 trillion
Ranked 8th.
$21.38 trillion
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Germany

Stocks traded, total value > Current US$ per capita $14,965.59
Ranked 19th.
$68,092.78
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany

Stocks traded, total value > Current US$, % of GDP 36.05%
Ranked 25th.
136.28%
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany

Stocks traded, turnover ratio > % 91.77%
Ranked 10th.
124.6%
Ranked 6th. 36% more than Germany

SOURCES: World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Global Stock Markets Factbook; Global Stock Markets Factbook. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Global Stock Markets Factbook. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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