Container Statistics


About Container Statistics



The information presented on this website is provided free of charge. When sourcing this data, please credit the Port of Los Angeles.

Provided statistical breakdowns include monthly and annual container counts measured in Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), a standardized maritime industry measurement used when counting cargo containers of varying lengths.

Statistics for the prior month are published during the second half of the following month. For more information, contact the Port's Media Relations Division at (310) 732-0430 or click here to send an email.

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Latest Monthly Container Counts



The table below shows container counts (TEUs) for the latest recorded month. Statistics for the prior month are released on or around the 15th day of the following month.
 
April 2022     2021 Change % Change
Loaded Imports 456,669.55 490,126.85 (33,457.30) -6.83%
Loaded Exports 99,878.00 114,448.50 (14,570.50) -12.73%
Total Loaded 556,547.55 604,575.35 (48,027.80) -7.94%
Total Empty 330,809.80 342,391.00 (11,581.20) -3.38%
Total 887,357.35 946,966.35 (59,609.00) -6.29%
3,569,391.15 3,539,397.20 29,993.95 0.85%
Fiscal Year 2021/2022 8,819,125.45 8,990,904.65 (171,779.20) -1.91%

Annual Container Statistics



Find container counts for the Port of Los Angeles dating back to 1981. Click on the desired year to view monthly breakdown. Container counts (TEUs) for years 1981-1994 are provided in calendar year totals only; monthly breakdowns prior to calendar year 1995 are unavailable. Click here for fiscal year totals from 1999-2021.
 
2020-2022 2010-2019 2000-2009 1990-1999 1981-1989
2020 9,213,396 2010 7,831,902 2000 4,879,429 1990 2,116,410 1980 unavailable
2021 10,677,610 2011 7,940,511 2001 5,183,520 1991 2,039,165 1981 476,249
2022 year in progress 2012 8,077,714 2002 6,105,863 1992 2,289,271 1982 606,189
    2013 7,868,582 2003 7,178,940 1993 2,318,920 1983 733,979
    2014 8,340,066 2004 7,321,440 1994 2,518,619 1984 908,417
    2015 8,160,458 2005 7,484,624 1995 2,555,206 1985 1,103,722
    2016 8,856,783 2006 8,469,853 1996 2,683,026 1986 1,329,649
    2017 9,343,193 2007 8,355,039 1997 2,959,714 1987 1,579,629
    2018 9,458,748 2008 7,849,985 1998 3,378,219 1988 1,652,066
    2019 9,337,632​ 2009 6,748,995 1999 3,828,851 1989 2,056,626