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Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 153 countries was 5.84 million containers.The highest value was in China: 242.03 million containers and the lowest value was in Bermuda: 0 million containers. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million containers; Source: Containerisation International
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Definition: Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes., and vice versa, in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a standard-size container. Data refer to coastal shipping as well as international journeys. Transshipment traffic is counted as two lifts at the intermediate port (once to off-load and again as an outbound lift) and includes empty units.
Port traffic in Europe
Port traffic in Asia
Port traffic in Africa
Port traffic in North America
Port traffic in South America
Port traffic in Australia
Port traffic in the European union
Port traffic in Sub Sahara Africa
Port traffic in MENA
Port traffic in South East Asia
Port traffic in Latin America


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