Maritime profile: Qatar

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
2.881 Millions
150 422 Millions current US$
76 765 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 11 610 Km²
-3.90 %
54 127 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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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
1 084 Thousands DWT
130 ships
7 116 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
1 338 195 TEU
730
5 389
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.04 %0.06 %0.18 %0.29 %0.14 %0.05 %0.04 %0.35 %0.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.16 %0.32 %0.24 %0.06 %0.24 %0.63 %8.51 %0.04 %0.06 %0.18 %0.29 %0.14 %0.05 %0.04 %0.35 %0.80 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.08 %0.16 %0.32 %0.24 %0.06 %0.24 %0.63 %8.51 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-29.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
25 762
74 964
77 971
51 116
Merchandise imports
10 061
23 240
32 610
25 648
Merchandise trade balance
15 701
51 725
45 361
25 468
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %15 %15 %82 %82 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
8 0697 4857 1796 6654 0958 0697 4857 1796 6654 095
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+5.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
53.5
58.2
49.4
58.0
Travel
23.6
19.4
33.6
18.3
Other services
22.9
22.4
17.0
23.6
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
1 723
1 752
7 413
11 276
Transport services imports
1 737
5 758
11 460
15 562
Transport services trade balance
-15
-4 006
-4 046
-4 286
NATIONAL FLEET
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-5.7 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
793.0
1 363.4
807.6
1 084.0
Oil tankers
466.0
545.8
393.1
318.8
Bulk carriers
..
116.0
123.8
540.5
General cargo
58.0
0.2
9.8
4.8
Container ships
202.0
403.8
166.4
105.6
Other types of ships
67.0
297.7
114.6
114.3
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
107648510964971116610711764871178546
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)
0.3780.3560.3470.3420.3410.3350.3330.3290.3230.3210.3780.3560.3470.3420.3410.3350.3330.3290.3230.321
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
36.935.742.533.834.134.434.434.134.733.833.233.027.49.626.821.98.310.88.410.510.59.39.28.87.99.99.97.57.57.47.17.48.38.78.79.08.48.29.49.37.17.16.99.49.49.48.08.29.29.78.88.38.68.28.27.67.67.67.68.2
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 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
5 389
1.05
12
56 240
77 900
3 448
171 500
Liquid bulk carriers
1 174
1.12
10
57 106
104 975
..
170 618
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
333
1.22
11
36 902
42 354
..
49 394
Liquefied natural gas carriers
1 054
1.08
14
120 614
97 735
..
168 189
Dry bulk carriers
642
2.85
14
33 043
57 416
..
94 544
Dry breakbulk carriers
259
2.15
17
13 446
18 752
..
91 649
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
216
..
12
59 030
20 286
..
76 420
Container ships
1 451
0.49
14
38 060
..
3 448
154 169
Passenger ships
260
..
5
15 175
..
..
171 500
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
4.74.23.63.63.76.46.56.66.65.14.74.74.75.336.935.442.033.534.034.434.334.134.733.633.433.427.49.925.819.6
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. 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