- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Maritime and shipping statistics, Maritime sector, Accompanied passenger vehicles (SPAS04), International and domestic sea passengers (SPAS05), UK international short sea passengers (SPAS03), UK domestic sea passengers (SPAS02), and UK international sea passengers (SPAS01)
- 22 November 2017
Final statistics for sea passenger movements to and from the UK on international and domestic journeys in 2016.
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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 2017.
In 2016, we see that:
- international sea passenger numbers decreased by 4% from 23.0 to 22.0 million
- cruise passengers increased by 5% to 2.0 million
- overall domestic sea passenger numbers increased to 42.2 million
- domestic sea crossing passenger numbers decreased by 1% to 3.5 million
Provisional figures for 2017 will be published in February 2018.
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Published: 22 November 2017
From: Department for Transport
Part of: Maritime and shipping statistics Maritime sector Accompanied passenger vehicles (SPAS04) International and domestic sea passengers (SPAS05) UK international short sea passengers (SPAS03) UK domestic sea passengers (SPAS02) UK international sea passengers (SPAS01)