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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Foreign and domestic freight traffic at major ports in Wales, by cargo category
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YearVolume of traffic is measured in million tonnes[Filtered]
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[Collapse]Type of trafficThe major ports of Wales are Holyhead, Fishguard, Milford Haven, Swansea, Port Talbot, Cardiff and Newport.[Filter]
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[Collapse]All foreign and domestic trafficClick here to sortAll foreign and domestic traffic
[Collapse]All domestic trafficClick here to sortAll domestic traffic[Collapse]All foreign trafficClick here to sortAll foreign traffic
Click here to sortDomestic inwardsClick here to sortDomestic outwardsClick here to sortForeign exportsClick here to sortForeign imports
[Collapse]All traffic2.64.16.610.836.046.853.4
All traffic[Collapse]All bulks2.54.06.57.632.640.146.6
All bulks[Expand]Dry bulk0.60.30.90.36.56.87.7
[Expand]Liquid bulk1.93.65.67.326.133.438.9
[Collapse]Containers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Containers[Expand]20' containers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]40' containers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Containers >20' & <40'.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Containers >40'.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Other general cargo0.00.10.10.90.71.61.7
Other general cargo[Expand]Forestry products.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Iron and steel products.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Other general cargo and containers less than 20 feet.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Roll-on/roll-off (non self-propelled).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1.11.32.52.5
Roll-on/roll-off (non self-propelled)[Expand]Other mobile non self-propelled units.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Other unaccompanied vehicles.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Rail wagons, shipbourne port to port trailers, and barges.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Unaccompanied road goods trailers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2.52.5
[Collapse]Roll-on/roll-off (self-propelled).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1.21.32.62.6
Roll-on/roll-off (self-propelled)[Expand]Import/export motor vehicles.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable0.00.0
[Expand]Other mobile self-propelled units.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Expand]Road goods vehicles and trailers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable2.62.6
[Collapse]Bulk fuels[Collapse]Bulk fuels[Expand]Bulk fuels1.93.55.57.225.933.138.5
[Collapse]Other bulks[Collapse]Other bulks[Expand]Other bulks0.60.41.00.36.77.18.1

Metadata

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.

Title

Foreign and domestic traffic at major ports in Wales by cargo category

Last update

November 2023 November 2023

Next update

November 2024 (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

Keywords

Sea transport, major ports, cargo

Weblinks

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

General description

This dataset gives details on foreign and domestic sea traffic at major ports in Wales up to the financial year 2022. Data are presented as the volume of traffic (million 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 during year 2022.

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.