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Date Last Updated: 27-07-2020

Survey Name:

Statistics of Port Traffic

Survey purpose:

The survey provides data on the scale and development of the carriage of goods and passengers by sea.

Legislative Basis National:

S.I. No. 5/2020 - Statistics (Carriage of Goods and Passengers by Sea) Order 2020

Legislative Basis European:

Directive 2009/42/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 6 May 2009 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of goods and passengers by sea.

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

All ports / harbour authorities where carriage of goods and/or passengers occurs.

Sampling Frame:

Data is submitted by all ports.

Reference Area:

All ports / harbour authorities where carriage of goods and/or passengers occurs.

Time Coverage:

1995 to 2019

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

All ports / harbour authorities where carriage of goods and/or passengers occurs.

Survey Size:

All ports / harbour authorities where carriage of goods and/or passengers occurs.

Principal Variables:

Reporting port, Type of cargo, Direction, Port of loading/unloading, Gross weight of goods in tonnes, Number of passengers, Nationality of registration of the vessel, Number of vessels by type and size, Deadweight of vessels, Gross tonnage of vessels.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Ports, Shipping companies and other various interested parties.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Olive Loughnane

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Sandra O'Riordan

Contact email:

transport@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000