National Statistics

Domestic waterborne freight: 2016

Annual report on freight traffic statistics moved within the UK by water transport.

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Domestic waterborne freight: 2016 tables

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Statistics on freight moved within the UK by water transport.

In 2016:

  • coastwise traffic fell by 11% to 21.7 billion tonne-kilometres
  • one-port traffic increased by 27% to 7.4 billion tonne-kilometres
  • inland waters traffic increased by 7% to 1.6 billion tonne-kilometres

The total amount of goods moved for all domestic waterborne freight declined by 3% to 30.4 billion-tonne kilometres compared to the previous year.

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Published 13 December 2017