Maritime profile: Italy

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
60.550 Millions
1 994 390 Millions current US$
1 006 175 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 294 140 Km²
0.30 %
(e) 246 225 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
31.4 m/km²
527 024 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
13 453 Thousands DWT
1 324 ships
17 983 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
10 014 212 TEU
34 486
233 081
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.78 %0.56 %2.27 %2.81 %2.46 %0.68 %2.07 %0.91 %1.91 %0.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World total1.68 %2.46 %1.23 %1.72 %1.87 %1.64 %0.77 %2.03 %Not available or not separately reported0.78 %0.56 %2.27 %2.81 %2.46 %0.68 %2.07 %0.91 %1.91 %0.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World total1.68 %2.46 %1.23 %1.72 %1.87 %1.64 %0.77 %2.03 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-3.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
373 135
447 301
456 990
532 663
Merchandise imports
384 790
487 049
410 919
473 512
Merchandise trade balance
-11 655
-39 748
46 071
59 151
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
7 %7 %84 %84 %9 %9 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
65 05655 77751 04229 19327 89265 05655 77751 04229 19327 892
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-5.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
(e) 16.3
14.7
14.4
(e) 12.2
Travel
(e) 38.4
38.3
40.1
(e) 40.9
Other services
(e) 41.4
42.6
42.0
(e) 41.4
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
(e) 14 988
14 935
14 181
(e) 14 945
Transport services imports
(e) 21 508
26 225
23 460
(e) 26 392
Transport services trade balance
(e) -6 520
-11 290
-9 279
(e) -11 447
NATIONAL FLEET
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-10.5 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
11 316.0
17 276.0
17 009.3
13 452.9
Oil tankers
5 138.0
8 166.2
6 177.0
4 639.8
Bulk carriers
2 750.0
5 006.5
5 961.6
4 006.2
General cargo
1 361.0
1 512.3
1 457.0
1 607.8
Container ships
798.0
1 085.7
709.0
569.7
Other types of ships
1 269.0
1 505.3
2 704.7
2 629.4
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
103191164812010451011859130106710121671341049101437313510681214375143
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)
0.5270.5100.5040.4690.4590.4380.4290.4220.4190.4150.5270.5100.5040.4690.4590.4380.4290.4220.4190.415
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
69.569.970.965.966.166.265.967.467.166.567.164.864.264.764.364.762.363.162.463.462.062.262.962.762.262.462.061.362.862.362.962.863.364.063.663.761.454.954.254.855.056.168.667.958.359.058.457.159.257.957.759.559.858.257.557.2
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
233 081
1.28
26
10 346
18 524
4 067
225 282
Liquid bulk carriers
9 856
1.25
18
16 751
28 462
..
170 004
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
1 123
1.45
13
8 531
9 646
..
25 994
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
2 130
3.52
13
22 887
39 146
..
155 051
Dry breakbulk carriers
7 344
1.98
18
5 996
8 290
..
46 295
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
9 465
..
14
30 650
12 526
..
77 000
Container ships
8 171
0.91
15
44 772
..
4 067
194 849
Passenger ships
194 992
..
28
7 631
..
..
225 282
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
27.026.926.627.428.228.525.925.925.926.827.026.025.925.626.027.627.427.627.026.825.123.625.123.723.423.122.522.924.623.523.524.127.227.526.726.426.025.724.824.524.524.226.726.826.826.227.026.326.625.325.927.026.926.626.325.333.934.433.929.629.530.030.029.729.731.730.230.129.826.226.626.726.923.623.723.421.221.120.720.220.220.218.918.919.519.819.818.418.818.118.218.418.217.816.517.016.516.816.916.716.713.213.513.210.310.311.310.110.410.29.911.448.847.847.843.643.543.043.243.543.443.244.238.938.837.637.437.938.339.339.440.239.239.339.139.038.438.438.338.036.636.337.036.035.636.138.238.636.730.229.830.230.531.142.442.432.236.335.834.036.335.633.032.931.129.629.428.845.839.139.544.344.543.944.845.044.545.244.440.741.040.440.139.937.538.337.737.437.037.237.637.437.537.637.838.438.036.136.736.635.736.338.738.234.428.628.528.326.425.925.525.826.125.726.526.928.426.625.625.226.226.125.922.856.149.750.354.354.254.653.053.954.049.853.252.452.453.252.951.849.349.849.148.939.840.140.039.640.140.039.239.045.444.644.939.939.238.737.938.037.737.437.036.435.736.136.736.939.235.936.637.334.935.935.839.140.637.336.735.7
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