Maritime profile: India

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
1 380.004 Millions
2 679 578 Millions current US$
648 147 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 2 973 190 Km²
-6.75 %
(e) 153 925 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
5.8 m/km²
21 251 GT
5 295 403 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
17 412 Thousands DWT
1 779 ships
25 809 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
17 053 200 TEU
86 084
38 836
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
17.70 %1.05 %3.16 %1.57 %2.09 %0.84 %0.50 %1.26 %0.76 %0.04 %30.43 %9.03 %1.85 %2.10 %1.71 %1.93 %1.99 %3.84 %2.77 %3.21 %17.70 %1.05 %3.16 %1.57 %2.09 %0.84 %0.50 %1.26 %0.76 %0.04 %30.43 %9.03 %1.85 %2.10 %1.71 %1.93 %1.99 %3.84 %2.77 %3.21 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-14.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
99 616
226 351
267 951
276 227
Merchandise imports
142 870
350 233
394 131
371 920
Merchandise trade balance
-43 254
-123 881
-126 180
-95 693
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
7 %7 %65 %65 %10 %10 %5 %5 %13 %13 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
49 32119 00817 9539 5378 29549 32119 00817 9539 5378 295
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-1.6 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
12.5
11.3
9.2
10.2
Travel
14.4
12.4
13.4
6.4
Other services
(e) 73.1
76.3
77.2
83.2
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
6 537
13 275
14 319
20 797
Transport services imports
(e) 33 009
(e) 46 705
(e) 52 257
(e) 53 809
Transport services trade balance
(e) -26 472
(e) -33 430
(e) -37 938
(e) -33 012
NATIONAL FLEET
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-0.2 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
12 347.0
14 969.6
15 617.4
17 411.8
Oil tankers
7 872.0
9 004.6
7 736.4
9 463.5
Bulk carriers
3 318.0
4 109.4
4 940.2
4 288.8
General cargo
351.0
362.3
1 197.0
1 255.8
Container ships
131.0
328.1
321.8
668.8
Other types of ships
675.0
1 165.2
1 422.1
1 734.8
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
97523577631419472557866132925235757313889221558751278621756772120
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)
0.4420.4320.4040.3910.3910.3850.3830.3750.3650.3640.4420.4320.4040.3910.3910.3850.3830.3750.3650.364
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
57.256.754.955.154.354.554.854.055.555.855.455.655.455.054.355.756.558.357.650.250.349.348.147.347.346.846.446.446.246.146.346.743.042.743.247.448.649.148.644.743.744.344.944.745.044.746.145.546.546.844.243.343.343.342.340.639.038.440.542.2
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
38 836
1.42
14
29 612
42 211
4 225
170 611
Liquid bulk carriers
9 457
1.45
14
32 752
57 720
..
170 611
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 459
1.51
16
27 714
31 830
..
57 509
Liquefied natural gas carriers
398
1.31
12
107 191
86 722
..
141 671
Dry bulk carriers
10 229
2.84
12
32 275
57 753
..
108 051
Dry breakbulk carriers
8 229
0.89
14
4 199
5 980
..
91 649
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
389
..
13
43 787
16 338
..
76 420
Container ships
7 865
0.92
15
46 052
..
4 225
153 666
Passenger ships
810
..
16
16 381
..
..
168 666
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
20.120.521.021.020.721.521.421.421.121.321.321.722.823.022.422.821.922.721.621.622.019.623.419.319.418.618.219.318.119.319.618.518.718.520.119.518.020.319.318.418.614.816.114.819.920.620.019.819.519.920.320.019.619.618.911.410.810.79.79.625.125.524.023.924.224.226.424.524.924.523.927.326.125.925.024.022.123.022.721.722.227.222.322.421.321.020.119.719.719.719.620.119.319.619.923.422.823.423.719.919.618.918.819.318.918.317.517.318.918.718.518.117.216.916.916.615.311.65.25.433.024.523.923.923.526.627.424.526.027.227.328.027.325.124.124.223.520.522.422.422.122.014.514.214.013.113.014.113.312.611.910.746.646.043.443.943.243.544.143.544.444.445.146.146.145.043.345.346.247.246.038.938.838.637.035.434.934.634.433.633.433.232.933.629.629.830.334.635.235.736.434.133.834.034.133.734.334.135.434.836.937.334.733.333.633.433.232.430.730.132.533.346.745.843.944.644.144.744.844.746.646.846.345.745.644.844.545.446.147.446.339.239.338.135.635.033.433.533.534.934.634.333.633.128.728.528.128.927.926.326.425.324.523.823.523.323.723.721.124.320.821.219.619.518.518.317.818.918.018.316.615.6
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).
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: 22 July 2021