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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Total traffic inwards and outwards at ports in the United Kingdom, by country and year
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2020[Collapse]All301.651.359.0411.827.1438.9
AllInwards209.536.317.1262.816.3279.1
Outwards92.115.041.9149.010.8159.8
2019[Collapse]All339.052.966.8458.727.4486.1
AllInwards240.637.020.7298.416.6315.0
Outwards98.415.946.0160.310.8171.1
2018[Collapse]All340.449.265.4454.928.4483.3
AllInwards240.332.719.9292.917.3310.1
Outwards100.116.545.5162.111.1173.2
2017[Collapse]All335.851.667.3454.727.1481.8
AllInwards230.534.719.1284.316.6300.9
Outwards105.217.048.2170.410.5180.9
2016[Collapse]All337.053.567.0457.526.5484.0
AllInwards230.737.518.5286.716.5303.1
Outwards106.316.048.5170.810.1180.9
2015[Collapse]All345.156.470.0471.425.3496.7
AllInwards236.340.421.8298.615.6314.2
Outwards108.815.948.1172.89.7182.5
2014[Collapse]All353.053.771.4478.125.1503.2
AllInwards245.938.025.8309.715.7325.5
Outwards107.115.745.5168.49.3177.7
2013[Collapse]All347.158.972.0478.025.3503.3
AllInwards244.539.126.1309.816.1325.9
Outwards102.519.845.8168.29.2177.4
2012[Collapse]All347.055.076.0477.024.0501.0
AllInwards240.037.028.0304.015.0319.0
Outwards106.018.048.0173.08.0181.0
2011[Collapse]All353.066.077.0496.023.0519.0
AllInwards244.045.024.0313.014.0328.0
Outwards109.021.053.0183.09.0192.0
2010[Collapse]All343.061.085.0489.023.0512.0
AllInwards231.042.024.0298.015.0313.0
Outwards112.019.060.0191.08.0199.0

Metadata

Title

Total traffic, inwards and outwards, at ports in the United Kingdom, by country and year

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

UK regions

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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, port, United Kingdom

General description

This dataset gives details on all port traffic inwards and outwards at ports in Wales up to the year 2020. Data are presented as the volume of traffic (thousand tonnes) at ports in the UK.

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 2004 up to the year 2020.

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