Maritime profile: Pakistan

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
220.892 Millions
255 815 Millions current US$
67 823 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 770 880 Km²
-2.67 %
12 896 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
3.4 m/km²
0.000 GT
3 023 775 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
868 Thousands DWT
57 ships
1 030 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
3 367 850 TEU
12 168
3 313
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
2.83 %0.16 %0.30 %0.12 %0.26 %0.04 %0.02 %0.05 %0.02 % Less than 0.01% of the World total17.38 %0.37 %1.07 %0.42 %0.29 %0.18 %0.03 %0.26 %0.24 %0.94 %2.83 %0.16 %0.30 %0.12 %0.26 %0.04 %0.02 %0.05 %0.02 % Less than 0.01% of the World total17.38 %0.37 %1.07 %0.42 %0.29 %0.18 %0.03 %0.26 %0.24 %0.94 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-5.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
16 051
21 410
22 089
21 976
Merchandise imports
25 357
37 807
44 168
45 847
Merchandise trade balance
-9 306
-16 397
-22 079
-23 871
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %75 %75 %19 %19 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
4 1421 8671 7261 3951 0974 1421 8671 7261 3951 097
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-32.1 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
29.4
21.7
19.9
11.3
Travel
5.0
4.6
5.4
8.2
Other services
65.6
73.7
74.7
80.5
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
1 076
1 424
1 174
605
Transport services imports
2 625
3 745
3 711
2 542
Transport services trade balance
-1 549
-2 321
-2 537
-1 937
NATIONAL FLEET
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+21.0 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
472.0
481.1
715.0
867.8
Oil tankers
274.0
281.7
427.7
576.3
Bulk carriers
..
65.7
255.2
255.2
General cargo
184.0
107.5
0.0
0.0
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
14.0
26.3
32.1
36.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
450057420055420055390055400056
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)
0.4040.3920.3580.3520.3520.3510.3400.3400.3360.3360.4040.3920.3580.3520.3520.3510.3400.3400.3360.336
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
40.839.539.439.233.934.435.333.034.034.334.335.233.934.332.032.633.733.733.534.533.733.133.030.628.427.827.027.928.028.027.927.526.827.026.426.527.629.431.531.830.931.030.630.728.330.126.131.327.127.826.926.425.426.726.723.724.824.224.824.1
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
3 313
1.83
13
43 259
49 842
5 338
156 809
Liquid bulk carriers
900
1.83
13
28 946
50 392
..
156 809
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
125
1.92
21
7 320
8 327
..
24 617
Liquefied natural gas carriers
116
1.95
11
109 025
91 791
..
137 535
Dry bulk carriers
696
2.99
10
31 977
55 934
..
89 744
Dry breakbulk carriers
138
2.10
16
15 868
22 676
..
40 015
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
18
..
23
36 028
13 064
..
65 697
Container ships
1 320
1.26
14
59 553
..
5 338
153 666
Passenger ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
4.65.06.06.06.06.16.16.16.16.125.225.325.626.526.524.724.724.725.324.726.426.423.525.625.425.425.524.624.025.725.224.724.521.919.318.418.318.218.218.218.018.618.318.519.018.617.518.819.620.119.419.619.519.815.920.215.919.916.316.515.315.415.815.816.613.714.914.915.413.938.536.436.236.230.931.532.530.231.031.630.931.731.129.527.727.129.029.529.429.324.024.424.324.024.123.522.825.225.425.825.124.023.422.921.722.425.126.826.729.428.428.328.026.025.722.922.123.323.324.124.723.520.621.121.720.619.619.118.619.1
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