Maritime profile: Portugal

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
10.197 Millions
230 927 Millions current US$
139 024 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 91 606 Km²
-7.55 %
41 314 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
30.9 m/km²
7 823 GT
0.000 GT
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
20 792 Thousands DWT
675 ships
1 497 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
2 920 700 TEU
1 441
11 417
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.13 %0.17 %0.27 %0.35 %0.44 %1.00 %0.81 %0.07 %0.06 %0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.11 %0.07 %0.36 %0.74 %0.44 %0.91 %0.17 %0.96 %0.54 %0.13 %0.17 %0.27 %0.35 %0.44 %1.00 %0.81 %0.07 %0.06 %0.01 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.11 %0.07 %0.36 %0.74 %0.44 %0.91 %0.17 %0.96 %0.54 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-8.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
38 150
49 406
55 047
61 509
Merchandise imports
61 184
77 749
66 914
77 515
Merchandise trade balance
-23 034
-28 343
-11 867
-16 005
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
5 %5 %77 %77 %5 %5 %13 %13 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
15 6288 3137 2893 4993 05415 6288 3137 2893 4993 054
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-35.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
19.9
25.4
22.9
21.2
Travel
50.8
43.5
46.6
34.6
Other services
23.8
27.5
27.6
39.5
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
3 009
5 880
6 316
5 416
Transport services imports
2 391
3 744
3 634
3 296
Transport services trade balance
618
2 136
2 683
2 120
NATIONAL FLEET
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+6.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
1 757.0
1 288.3
5 259.4
20 791.8
Oil tankers
1 107.0
676.7
514.1
2 418.7
Bulk carriers
223.0
146.8
1 281.0
6 212.5
General cargo
219.0
258.7
199.6
957.7
Container ships
41.0
35.1
2 848.1
10 687.8
Other types of ships
167.0
171.1
416.6
515.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
20025512374231902489865211842428369111851896552818311845376
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)
0.4130.3960.3870.3760.3690.3680.3660.3640.3480.3470.4130.3960.3870.3760.3690.3680.3660.3640.3480.347
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
56.353.147.846.044.246.045.959.259.758.259.946.446.543.944.150.743.643.844.845.545.145.344.744.644.443.244.345.545.146.045.746.143.943.144.243.744.444.945.344.043.245.240.237.145.244.235.136.736.435.836.336.427.426.427.727.527.828.126.926.4
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
11 417
1.04
15
16 151
12 301
2 484
232 618
Liquid bulk carriers
2 170
0.87
13
12 264
20 104
..
161 983
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
504
1.01
11
8 411
9 644
..
48 300
Liquefied natural gas carriers
67
1.05
10
104 759
83 311
..
136 410
Dry bulk carriers
445
2.13
20
14 951
25 005
..
104 728
Dry breakbulk carriers
3 779
1.55
16
4 977
6 704
..
43 855
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
884
..
16
20 567
6 807
..
72 700
Container ships
3 385
0.71
16
27 168
..
2 484
232 618
Passenger ships
183
..
21
59 665
..
..
183 200
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
3.03.43.43.43.43.43.43.33.32.92.92.92.92.92.92.92.92.92.93.63.63.63.63.63.63.73.73.73.73.73.73.83.83.83.83.63.63.63.63.63.63.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.83.86.86.76.36.16.16.96.89.28.98.96.16.36.36.36.26.25.96.66.66.76.16.35.65.56.26.77.77.36.36.45.75.65.95.96.57.67.67.47.15.45.45.15.15.85.75.75.45.45.05.13.42.22.22.20.9144.53.13.10.9140.91416.016.116.416.717.217.217.317.419.820.320.219.819.922.122.123.821.722.222.624.522.423.723.423.023.423.926.220.821.022.121.921.721.620.319.817.517.818.719.518.518.319.218.719.319.713.614.520.624.917.118.018.518.218.118.218.017.517.418.218.216.616.315.916.817.117.519.217.817.217.817.218.317.616.818.417.118.518.519.018.418.018.218.217.718.718.817.016.616.517.017.718.717.716.917.216.216.616.917.215.515.816.215.816.215.916.715.616.215.215.115.215.014.814.013.913.613.313.513.614.047.845.239.637.535.837.036.750.450.749.250.537.537.534.934.941.634.534.134.434.534.234.133.133.532.831.031.232.732.732.831.631.429.429.731.731.331.731.931.431.731.431.826.722.631.731.722.422.122.222.222.321.412.712.714.213.012.512.511.010.8
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