Maritime profile: France

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
67.555 Millions
2 605 231 Millions current US$
1 070 696 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 635 391 Km²
-8.29 %
477 242 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
14.6 m/km²
132 141 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
7 449 Thousands DWT
543 ships
56 600 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
5 871 100 TEU
5 361
58 537
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.87 %0.57 %3.07 %2.78 %3.27 %0.36 %0.57 %2.76 %2.97 %0.23 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.38 %0.28 %0.72 %1.01 %1.66 %1.70 %0.59 %1.83 %2.25 %0.87 %0.57 %3.07 %2.78 %3.27 %0.36 %0.57 %2.76 %2.97 %0.23 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.38 %0.28 %0.72 %1.01 %1.66 %1.70 %0.59 %1.83 %2.25 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-14.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
463 428
523 767
506 264
488 345
Merchandise imports
504 124
611 070
570 758
582 351
Merchandise trade balance
-40 696
-87 303
-64 494
-94 007
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %80 %80 %14 %14 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
69 89137 13937 08335 95935 64069 89137 13937 08335 95935 640
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-8.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
-
21.3
16.4
17.5
Travel
-
23.2
22.8
13.4
Other services
-
51.1
54.5
60.6
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
-
43 099
41 876
43 019
Transport services imports
-
42 692
45 025
45 946
Transport services trade balance
-
407
-3 149
-2 927
NATIONAL FLEET
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+2.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
6 311.0
8 822.3
6 499.7
7 448.6
Oil tankers
4 330.0
5 648.1
3 260.8
3 537.1
Bulk carriers
1.0
345.8
0.0
0.0
General cargo
236.0
92.2
115.0
80.5
Container ships
981.0
1 793.5
2 178.2
2 797.8
Other types of ships
763.0
942.7
945.7
1 033.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
43630490284282548028427234902843123520294272473029
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2020¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.5940.5840.5540.5390.5090.5080.5070.4950.4700.4650.5940.5840.5540.5390.5090.5080.5070.4950.4700.465
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
77.477.479.374.275.567.774.274.674.773.374.574.575.574.773.771.471.569.870.872.271.872.371.768.568.069.069.168.867.868.267.267.065.760.861.261.861.262.463.163.363.363.358.458.258.357.858.957.759.057.459.259.759.358.858.058.958.057.456.857.1
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2020
 
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
58 537
1.15
16
21 626
16 422
5 089
236 583
Liquid bulk carriers
8 112
1.05
13
11 630
19 268
..
166 308
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
961
1.12
12
9 100
10 207
..
48 167
Liquefied natural gas carriers
279
1.16
9
104 568
81 457
..
163 922
Dry bulk carriers
1 559
2.93
13
23 701
41 119
..
106 952
Dry breakbulk carriers
7 025
1.64
17
4 630
6 416
..
46 112
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
1 953
..
15
30 259
12 053
..
76 420
Container ships
4 650
0.78
14
56 667
..
5 089
236 583
Passenger ships
33 998
..
17
22 427
..
..
183 900
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
16.816.716.816.116.116.511.39.48.78.98.89.39.38.88.78.78.68.68.77.78.18.18.68.48.49.29.38.98.28.28.38.28.78.28.38.47.77.68.18.18.08.08.18.18.18.28.07.67.67.67.68.18.18.68.38.58.58.68.68.621.721.721.822.322.917.217.217.217.117.120.422.422.522.723.025.623.123.924.516.716.816.916.815.417.113.916.917.114.414.215.115.313.413.213.67.914.013.014.114.013.312.411.512.813.913.513.415.612.612.611.711.911.911.612.612.811.311.411.411.349.445.145.145.545.539.045.845.946.446.146.446.840.941.341.141.140.840.141.341.741.040.228.021.433.531.932.433.833.433.533.933.231.631.832.127.027.528.127.724.524.023.824.223.723.224.025.124.325.525.211.324.825.925.524.024.224.023.823.823.942.743.341.748.348.842.142.146.646.946.746.244.845.742.145.142.943.043.443.243.141.440.740.640.741.040.940.540.640.840.939.538.938.738.038.635.534.436.937.537.535.129.830.229.528.728.427.826.528.427.729.329.030.228.428.628.029.027.928.626.167.967.168.263.564.056.963.864.564.063.264.863.764.163.663.060.260.058.559.461.260.261.259.355.355.957.057.056.356.356.556.055.654.451.450.752.050.351.651.851.050.451.146.547.148.048.148.547.849.247.449.049.148.447.946.346.444.645.244.845.0
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. Refers to year 2019.
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).
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: 22 July 2021