Container Statistics


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.

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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.
 
October 2020 2019 Change % Change
Loaded Imports 506,613.20 392,768.60 113,844.60 28.99%
Loaded Exports 143,935.75 140,331.50 3,604.25 2.57%
Total Loaded 650,548.95 533,100.10 117,448.85 22.03%
Total Empty 330,179.60 237,088.40 93,091.20 39.26%
Total 980,728.55 770,188.50 210,540.05 27.34%
7,444,463.75 7,861,964.75 (417,501.00) -5.31%
Fiscal Year 2020/21 3,682,575.25 3,323,326.20 359,249.05 10.81%

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.
 

2020 year in progress 2010 7,831,902.30 2000 4,879,428.60 1990 2,116,410.00
2019 9,337,632.40​ 2009 6,748,994.55 1999 3,828,850.50 1989 2,056,626.00
2018 9,458,748.50 2008 7,849,985.20 1998 3,378,218.70 1988 1,652,066.00
2017 9,343,192.95 2007 8,355,038.50 1997 2,959,714.20 1987 1,579,629.00
2016 8,856,782.80 2006 8,469,853.00 1996 2,683,025.90 1986 1,329,649.00
2015 8,160,457.90 2005 7,484,624.45 1995 2,555,205.95 1985 1,103,722.00
2014 8,340,065.65 2004 7,321,440.10 1994 2,518,618.65 1984 908,417.00
2013 7,868,582.05 2003 7,178,940.10 1993 2,318,920.35 1983 733,978.55
2012 8,077,714.30 2002 6,105,863.15 1992 2,289,271.45 1982 606,189.20
2011 7,940,510.95 2001 5,183,519.90 1991 2,039,164.75 1981 476,248.90

Annual Cargo Value

Find Port of Los Angeles cargo value based on annual container throughput dating back to calendar year 2000.

 

CY 2019 $276 billion CY 2009 $196 billion
CY 2018 $297 billion CY 2008 $244 billion
CY 2017 $284 billion CY 2007 $240 billion
CY 2016 $272 billion CY 2006 $226 billion
CY 2015 $270 billion CY 2005 $190 billion
CY 2014 $290 billion CY 2004 $148 billion
CY 2013 $285 billion CY 2003 $122 billion
CY 2012 $283 billion CY 2002 $110 billion
CY 2011 $273 billion  CY 2001 $104 billion
CY 2010 $236 billion CY 2000 $102 billion