National Statistics

Provisional sea passenger statistics: 2016

Provisional statistics on UK international and domestic sea passengers for the year 2016.

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Provisional sea passenger statistics: 2016 tables

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Index sheet of sea passenger tables

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Statistics on the number of sea passengers which include all vehicle drivers, their passengers and foot passengers on ferries.

In 2016:

  • international short sea passenger numbers decreased by 5% to 20.0 million
  • Dover to Calais remained the busiest international short sea route, but declined by 7% to 9.1 million
  • there were increases on domestic routes, including Cairnryan to Belfast which increased 8% to 1.2 million

Final sea passenger statistics will be published in autumn 2016, including data for passengers on international cruises, long sea journeys, domestic river crossings and inter-island domestic routes, which are currently not available for 2016.

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Published 22 February 2017