Maritime profile: Pakistan

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
216.565 Millions
258 323 Millions current US$
73 683 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 770 880 Km²
1.90 %
14 723 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
3.4 m/km²
0.000 GT
272 674 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
716 Thousands DWT
52 ships
759 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
3 367 850 TEU
12 168
2 970
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
2.81 %0.16 %0.29 %0.12 %0.26 %0.04 %0.01 %0.04 %0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total2.23 %0.37 %1.07 %0.42 %0.25 %0.16 %0.03 %0.21 %0.12 %0.97 %2.81 %0.16 %0.29 %0.12 %0.26 %0.04 %0.01 %0.04 %0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total2.23 %0.37 %1.07 %0.42 %0.25 %0.16 %0.03 %0.21 %0.12 %0.97 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-0.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
16 051
21 410
22 089
23 334
Merchandise imports
25 357
37 807
44 168
50 349
Merchandise trade balance
-9 306
-16 397
-22 079
-27 015
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %74 %74 %20 %20 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
4 0302 0371 6771 3411 1804 0302 0371 6771 3411 180
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-7.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
29.4
21.7
19.9
15.0
Travel
5.0
4.6
5.4
8.9
Other services
65.6
73.7
74.7
75.9
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
1 076
1 424
1 174
814
Transport services imports
2 625
3 745
3 711
3 584
Transport services trade balance
-1 549
-2 321
-2 537
-2 770
NATIONAL FLEET
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0 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
472.0
481.1
715.0
715.8
Oil tankers
274.0
281.7
427.7
426.8
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
33.8
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
420055420055390055400057400056
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)
0.3690.3540.3520.3460.3450.3250.3140.3060.3010.3000.3690.3540.3520.3460.3450.3250.3140.3060.3010.300
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
33.934.435.333.034.034.334.335.233.934.332.032.633.733.733.534.533.733.133.030.628.427.827.027.928.028.027.927.526.827.026.426.527.629.431.531.830.931.030.630.728.330.126.131.327.127.826.926.425.426.726.723.724.824.224.824.1
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 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
2 970
1.70
12
45 927
51 800
5 587
153 666
Liquid bulk carriers
824
1.90
12
30 239
52 746
..
64 705
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
67
1.35
21
8 133
9 176
..
25 086
Liquefied natural gas carriers
118
1.92
11
108 890
91 054
..
137 535
Dry bulk carriers
584
2.79
9
32 287
56 357
..
51 255
Dry breakbulk carriers
130
1.47
13
16 148
22 221
..
46 909
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
38
..
18
45 862
15 709
..
72 408
Container ships
1 209
1.21
13
62 360
..
5 587
153 666
Passenger ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
6.06.16.16.16.16.126.524.724.724.725.324.726.426.423.525.625.425.425.524.624.025.725.224.724.521.919.318.418.318.218.218.218.018.618.318.519.018.617.518.819.620.119.419.619.519.815.920.215.919.916.316.515.315.415.815.816.613.714.914.915.413.930.931.532.530.231.031.630.931.731.129.527.727.129.029.529.429.324.024.424.324.024.123.522.825.225.425.825.124.023.422.921.722.425.126.826.729.428.428.328.026.025.722.922.123.323.324.124.723.520.621.121.720.619.619.118.619.1
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.
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: 11 November 2020