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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Number of sea passengers travelling on routes between Wales and the Republic of Ireland, by port
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[Collapse]All routes3,5823,5853,5283,3803,1843,0553,1142,8952,7572,9102,8022,5912,6152,6862,6322,5642,5652,5342,448973
All routes[Expand]Fishguard - Rosslare68766264561459058459755450141941036433335132729830329523572
[Collapse]Holyhead - All routes2,3802,3712,3332,2622,1732,0572,1381,9961,9422,0732,0201,8981,9542,0131,9701,9271,9201,9141,886808
Holyhead - All routesHolyhead - Dublin1,3161,3541,3501,3761,3271,3111,4041,3741,5981,8211,7811,7091,7661,8751,9701,9271,9201,9141,886808
Holyhead - Dun Laoghaire1,0641,017984887847745734622343252238189188139.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]Milford Haven - Rosslare38838738437832133337934531532531332932832233533934132632793
[Expand]Mostyn - Dublin5444810.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.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
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Metadata

Title

Number of sea passengers travelling on routes between Wales and the Republic of Ireland, by port

Last update

November 2021 November 2021

Next update

October 2022 (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 sea passenger traffic between Wales and the Irish Republic, by route, up to the year 2020. Data are presented as the number of passengers (thousands) at ports in Wales.

Data collection and calculation

International ferry passenger statistics are collected monthly from ferry operators by DfT. They include drivers of lorries, coaches and other vehicles but exclude passengers on purely domestic routes.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

The statistics relate to cases in Wales from 1998 up to the year 2020

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.

Keywords

Sea transport, passengers, Irish republic

Statistical quality

Timeliness and punctuality
The statistics presented covers traffic to and from ports in Wales 2020.

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