Dow Jones Returns

Dow Jones Returns by Year
Year Return
2021 14.80
2020 7.25
2019 22.34
2018 -5.63
2017 25.08
2016 13.42
2015 -2.23
2014 7.52
2013 26.50
2012 7.26
2011 5.53
2010 11.02
2009 18.82
2008 -33.84
2007 6.43
2006 16.29
2005 -0.61
2004 3.15
2003 25.32
2002 -16.76
2001 -7.10
2000 -6.18
1999 25.22
1998 16.10
1997 22.64
1996 26.01
1995 33.45
1994 2.14
1993 13.72
1992 4.17
1991 20.32
1990 -4.34
1989 26.96
1988 11.85
1987 2.26
1986 22.58
1985 27.66
1984 -3.74
1983 20.27
1982 19.60
1981 -9.23
1980 14.94
1979 4.19
1978 -3.15
1977 -17.27
1976 17.86
1975 38.32
1974 -27.57
1973 -16.58
1972 14.58
1971 6.11
1970 4.82
1969 -15.19
1968 4.27
1967 15.20
1966 -18.94
1965 10.88
1964 14.57
1963 17.00
1962 -10.81
1961 18.71
1960 -9.34
1959 16.40
1958 33.96
1957 -12.77
1956 2.27
1955 20.77
1954 43.96
1953 -3.77
1952 8.42
1951 14.37
1950 17.63
1949 12.88
1948 -2.13
1947 2.23
1946 -8.14
1945 26.65
1944 12.09
1943 13.81
1942 7.61
1941 -15.38
1940 -12.72
1939 -2.92
1938 28.06
1937 -32.82
1936 24.82
1935 38.53
1934 4.14
1933 66.69
1932 -23.07
1931 -52.67
1930 -33.77
1929 -17.17
1928 48.22
1927 28.75
1926 0.34
1925 30.00
1924 26.16
1923 -3.25
1922 21.74
1921 12.72
1920 -32.90
1919 30.45
1918 10.51
1917 -21.71
1916 -4.19
1915 81.66
1914 -5.43
1913 -10.34
1912 7.58
1911 0.39
1910 -17.86
1909 14.97
1908 46.64
1907 -37.73
1906 -1.92
1905 38.20
1904 41.74
1903 -23.61
1902 -0.42
1901 -8.70
1900 7.01
1899 9.19
1898 22.49
1897 21.06
1896 -1.72
1895 2.29
1894 -0.56
1893 -24.60
1892 -6.56
1891 17.62
1890 -14.15
1889 6.20
1888 4.81
1887 -8.41
1886 4.44
Data Details

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first composed by Charles Dow. At its start it only contained twelve companies and was mostly composed of energy, railroad and food stocks. It has since then expanded to the thirty companies we know today. It is one of the oldest stock indexes in existence and offers the longest market return history.

NOTE: The YTD total return for 2021 is as of the market close on 2021-11-29.

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