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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics All freight traffic at the major and minor ports in Wales (thousand tonnes)
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All ports49.151.653.556.452.959.055.066.060.754.056.0
Holyhead5.25.24.94.53.73.03.03.02.73.03.0
Mostyn0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.00.0
Fishguard0.40.40.30.40.40.00.00.00.40.01.0
Milford Haven30.932.034.837.734.341.040.049.042.839.036.0
Swansea0.50.50.50.50.51.01.01.00.60.01.0
Neath0.10.20.30.20.20.00.00.00.30.00.0
Port Talbot6.67.67.88.19.58.06.07.08.85.08.0
Barry0.30.30.30.30.30.00.00.00.30.00.0
Cardiff1.81.61.61.81.72.02.02.02.22.03.0
Newport2.83.42.82.62.62.02.02.02.13.03.0
Other ports0.30.40.30.30.40.00.01.00.50.01.0

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Title
All freight traffic at the major and minor ports in Wales, by port type and type of commodity

Last update
27th November 2019 27th November 2019

Next update
November 2020 (Provisional)

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Maritime and shipping statistics, Department for Transport

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
This dataset gives details on foreign and domestic sea traffic at ports in Wales up to the 2018. Data are presented as the volume of traffic (thousand tonnes) at ports in Wales.

Data collection and calculation
Port freight traffic statistics are based on a combination of data reported to the DfT by port authorities and shipping lines or their agents.

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
The statistics relate to cases in Wales from 2008 up to the year 2018.

Users, uses and context
These statistics are used both within and outside the Welsh Government to monitor trends in sea transport and as a baseline for further analysis.

Revisions information
Data for previous periods are routinely updated. Data for the current financial or calendar year may be revised with the release of next year’s data set.

Statistical quality
Timeliness and punctuality
The statistics presented covers traffic to and from ports in Wales.

Comparability and coherence
The Department for Transport produces a range of statistics relating to the maritime sector presenting information on domestic waterborne freight, ports, sea passengers, shipping fleets and sea farers.

Weblinks
Sea transport, statistical release: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/sea-transport/?lang=en

Keywords
Sea transport, port, commodity