Maritime profile: Yemen

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2019
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
29.162 Millions
30 331 Millions current US$
(e) 11 841 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 527 970 Km²
3.38 %
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MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2019
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
6.0 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
441 Thousands DWT
33 ships
581 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
531 097 TEU
186
1 063
WORLD SHARES FOR 2019
0.38 %0.19 %0.03 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.05 %0.02 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.01 %0.01 %0.07 %0.04 %0.06 %0.05 %0.12 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.38 %0.19 %0.03 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.05 %0.02 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.03 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.01 %0.01 %0.07 %0.04 %0.06 %0.05 %0.12 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+5.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2019
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Merchandise exports
5 608
(e) 8 100
(e) 1 911
(e) 1 434
Merchandise imports
5 378
9 255
6 573
(e) 10 407
Merchandise trade balance
230
(e) -1 155
(e) -4 662
(e) -8 972
Export structure by product group in 2019
(as % of total exports)
17 %17 %6 %6 %50 %50 %4 %4 %23 %23 %
Top 5 partners in 2019
(exports, millions of US$)
454155145115105454155145115105
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-
Transport services exports growth rate in 2019
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport
12.4
11.8
11.9
-
Travel
48.6
71.6
(e) 54.9
-
Other services
39.1
16.6
33.2
-
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Transport services exports
46
192
87
-
Transport services imports
593
1 040
745
-
Transport services trade balance
-547
-848
-658
-
NATIONAL FLEET
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-0.6 %
Fleet growth rate in2019
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2019
Total fleet
..
31.2
443.5
441.4
Oil tankers
..
21.6
27.9
27.9
Bulk carriers
..
..
0.0
0.0
General cargo
..
3.4
4.2
1.7
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
..
6.2
411.5
411.8
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
270204270304270304240304240304
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)
0.1780.1620.1470.1470.1470.1470.1460.1460.1460.1460.1780.1620.1470.1470.1470.1470.1460.1460.1460.146
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
7.96.76.16.15.96.16.36.28.88.78.99.09.018.518.215.815.815.415.720.320.520.620.916.917.617.317.416.916.716.916.712.311.312.212.412.412.412.612.912.712.713.116.115.216.015.516.416.917.017.016.316.516.716.313.813.0
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
1 063
3.85
20
15 686
23 464
2 038
63 462
Liquid bulk carriers
320
2.54
18
13 580
22 230
..
63 462
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
323
5.63
20
20 833
35 185
..
40 524
Dry breakbulk carriers
219
5.22
27
5 607
7 981
..
24 778
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Container ships
201
3.90
16
21 750
..
2 038
36 389
Passenger ships
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2019¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
4.14.12.72.73.63.63.63.63.64.33.63.63.43.43.02.52.52.52.52.62.62.62.62.62.62.02.02.07.46.36.26.26.16.26.56.38.88.88.98.88.217.817.514.514.514.514.519.019.519.419.815.415.915.615.415.315.716.015.811.310.010.910.910.910.910.711.411.111.612.015.014.214.513.213.313.213.212.912.912.913.012.310.49.7
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).
e
Estimated.
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