- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Maritime and shipping statistics, Maritime sector, Accompanied passenger vehicles (SPAS04), UK international sea passengers (SPAS01), UK domestic sea passengers (SPAS02), International and domestic sea passengers (SPAS05), and UK international short sea passengers (SPAS03)
- 9 November 2016
Final statistics on the number of sea passengers on both international and domestic routes, to and from the UK in 2015.
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Final statistics on the number of sea passengers which include all vehicle drivers, their passengers and foot passengers on ferries. This updates the provisional data published in February.
- international sea passenger numbers remained broadly stable, decreasing by 1% from 23.2 to 23.0 million
- domestic sea passengers decreased slightly by 2% from 42.7 to 41.7 million
- cruise passengers increased by 7% to 1.9 million, after fluctuating growth in recent years
- domestic sea crossing passenger numbers decreased by 2% to 3.5 million
Provisional figures for 2016 will be published in February 2017.
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Published: 9 November 2016
From: Department for Transport
Part of: Maritime and shipping statistics Maritime sector Accompanied passenger vehicles (SPAS04) UK international sea passengers (SPAS01) UK domestic sea passengers (SPAS02) International and domestic sea passengers (SPAS05) UK international short sea passengers (SPAS03)