Maritime profile: Denmark

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
5.772 Millions
347 347 Millions current US$
208 603 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 41 990 Km²
2.37 %
(e) 145 881 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
126.6 m/km²
1 792 GT
3 716 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
22 446 Thousands DWT
676 ships
42 912 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
874 900 TEU
7 458
113 170
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.07 %0.33 %0.40 %0.59 %0.51 %1.13 %1.35 %2.18 %2.55 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %0.83 %0.12 %0.11 %0.28 %0.56 %1.72 %0.31 %0.11 %Not available or not separately reported0.07 %0.33 %0.40 %0.59 %0.51 %1.13 %1.35 %2.18 %2.55 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %0.83 %0.12 %0.11 %0.28 %0.56 %1.72 %0.31 %0.11 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+1.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
85 121
96 440
95 457
110 779
Merchandise imports
75 581
83 052
85 623
97 824
Merchandise trade balance
9 540
13 388
9 835
12 955
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %74 %74 %4 %4 %18 %18 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
15 08210 7166 3726 0965 35815 08210 7166 3726 0965 358
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.3 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
61.6
61.8
56.9
(e) 52.2
Travel
12.0
9.5
10.4
(e) 11.9
Other services
25.7
27.8
31.8
(e) 35.0
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
27 003
38 086
36 645
(e) 38 948
Transport services imports
18 307
27 573
28 483
(e) 31 920
Transport services trade balance
8 696
10 513
8 161
(e) 7 028
NATIONAL FLEET
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+18.6 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
9 033.0
13 813.8
16 487.6
22 445.8
Oil tankers
2 858.0
5 269.6
3 238.6
3 856.0
Bulk carriers
82.0
511.8
887.6
357.6
General cargo
388.0
333.5
243.9
249.9
Container ships
5 027.0
6 706.0
10 420.9
16 266.8
Other types of ships
678.0
992.9
1 696.5
1 715.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
38514959776379125647733861166177839211775781385110751073
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2019¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.4500.4400.4320.4100.4100.4090.4090.3200.3200.3020.4500.4400.4320.4100.4100.4090.4090.3200.3200.302
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
47.447.547.847.247.046.647.547.347.246.744.244.244.444.843.143.542.942.742.743.343.043.644.043.543.743.939.039.138.737.937.738.638.238.838.326.125.625.425.825.725.625.125.326.828.125.925.423.922.721.722.329.529.723.623.322.9
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2019
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
113 170
0.75
19
9 847
7 773
1 785
214 286
Liquid bulk carriers
2 934
0.69
16
8 387
13 434
..
93 147
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
63
1.04
10
5 014
5 687
..
20 151
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
861
0.84
41
9 282
14 964
..
54 486
Dry breakbulk carriers
7 667
0.89
23
3 083
4 193
..
26 770
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
1 095
..
19
20 399
12 139
..
52 485
Container ships
1 322
0.46
17
19 536
..
1 785
214 286
Passenger ships
99 228
..
19
10 175
..
..
171 598
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
1.81.82.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.12.11.51.51.51.51.53.23.92.72.72.52.62.61.92.42.42.42.83.22.92.32.32.32.32.32.52.52.52.82.82.83.23.22.71.71.61.62.01.71.71.72.62.63.03.03.03.02.32.32.32.32.32.32.32.92.92.92.42.02.02.82.42.42.52.52.53.23.23.13.12.82.92.72.72.32.32.81.51.51.51.51.51.52.22.22.23.13.13.12.65.55.45.45.35.25.55.75.14.83.43.03.64.73.84.97.25.34.84.74.95.05.34.94.65.94.55.55.55.45.05.15.15.15.14.75.44.74.25.14.74.03.84.15.15.14.03.13.33.83.63.63.63.73.22.92.95.17.98.08.08.15.65.74.24.03.23.22.84.03.34.56.54.14.23.43.73.93.94.13.73.53.42.92.92.83.64.03.73.03.23.24.23.83.12.92.94.32.92.52.12.12.21.91.61.61.62.32.32.22.32.32.245.145.344.644.444.544.544.944.344.344.242.142.042.042.340.841.641.241.141.040.740.840.841.140.841.741.135.836.236.336.236.036.936.036.436.524.523.823.723.823.423.522.822.923.424.723.323.221.119.819.220.127.027.021.220.920.3
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
e
Estimated.
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 11 November 2020