Port freight statistics: quarter 4 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||8 March 2012|
|Statistics topic:||Freight domestic, Freight international, Maritime|
This publication presents provisional summary statistics on freight handled by major UK ports, updated quarterly. Provisional annual statistics are updated in June and detailed final annual statistics are published in September. See related statistical releases below.
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2011 compared with 2010
- Total port traffic (tonnage) for 2011 was 2 per cent up on 2010.
- The number of units of all types handled in 2011 was down by 1 per cent compared with 2010.
Latest quarter compared with same quarter of previous year
- Tonnage in Q4 of 2011 was down by 2 per cent compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
- The number of units of all types handled fell by 1 per cent compared with the same quarter in 2010.
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