The United States of America is the top country by stocks traded in the world. As of 2016, stocks traded in the United States of America was 42,071,330 million that accounts for 54.75 % of the world's stocks traded. The top 5 countries (others are China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Hong Kong) account for 89.21 % of it. The world's total stocks traded was estimated at 76,839,774 million in 2016.
Stocks traded refers to the total value of shares traded during the period.