Maritime profile: Qatar

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
2.832 Millions
189 706 Millions current US$
102 113 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 11 610 Km²
-0.20 %
54 496 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
78.3 m/km²
0.000 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
1 149 Thousands DWT
135 ships
7 026 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
1 338 195 TEU
730
5 583
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.04 %0.06 %0.22 %0.39 %0.15 %0.06 %0.05 %0.36 %0.87 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.16 %0.31 %0.25 %0.06 %0.26 %0.62 %8.53 %0.04 %0.06 %0.22 %0.39 %0.15 %0.06 %0.05 %0.36 %0.87 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.16 %0.31 %0.25 %0.06 %0.26 %0.62 %8.53 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-13.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
25 762
74 964
77 971
72 935
Merchandise imports
10 061
23 240
32 610
29 178
Merchandise trade balance
15 701
51 725
45 361
43 757
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %12 %12 %85 %85 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
12 77711 9078 8828 6165 26712 77711 9078 8828 6165 267
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+6.0 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
53.5
58.2
49.4
55.9
Travel
23.6
19.4
33.6
28.5
Other services
22.9
22.4
17.0
15.6
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
1 723
1 752
7 413
10 662
Transport services imports
1 737
5 758
11 460
13 959
Transport services trade balance
-15
-4 006
-4 046
-3 297
NATIONAL FLEET
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-2.6 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
793.0
1 363.4
807.6
1 149.5
Oil tankers
466.0
545.8
393.1
399.3
Bulk carriers
..
116.0
123.8
529.8
General cargo
58.0
0.2
9.8
5.6
Container ships
202.0
403.8
166.4
105.6
Other types of ships
67.0
297.7
114.6
109.2
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
108659711166107117648711585471149536
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)
0.3870.3590.3590.3480.3400.3370.3360.3070.3040.3000.3870.3590.3590.3480.3400.3370.3360.3070.3040.300
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
34.134.434.434.134.733.833.233.027.49.626.821.98.310.88.410.510.59.39.28.87.99.99.97.57.57.47.17.48.38.78.79.08.48.29.49.37.17.16.99.49.49.48.08.29.29.78.88.38.68.28.27.67.67.67.68.2
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
5 583
1.07
12
55 970
76 809
3 361
171 500
Liquid bulk carriers
1 316
1.12
10
54 938
100 944
..
170 004
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
345
1.23
11
35 666
40 847
..
48 827
Liquefied natural gas carriers
1 043
1.08
13
120 351
97 150
..
168 189
Dry bulk carriers
717
3.10
13
35 694
62 786
..
94 984
Dry breakbulk carriers
286
2.42
17
11 979
17 311
..
44 387
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
234
..
12
58 127
19 118
..
77 000
Container ships
1 462
0.53
13
36 900
..
3 361
150 269
Passenger ships
180
..
8
32 141
..
..
171 500
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
3.76.46.56.66.65.14.74.74.75.334.034.434.334.134.733.633.433.427.49.925.819.6
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.
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