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. For more information, contact the Port's Media Relations Division at (310) 732-0430

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 2019 2018 Change % Change
Loaded Imports 392,768.60 485,823.55 (93,054.95) -19.15%
Loaded Exports 140,331.50 173,823.90 (33,492.40) -19.27%
Total Loaded 533,100.10 659,647.45 (126,547.35) -19.18%
Total Empty 237,088.40  292,906.30 (55,817.90) -19.06%
Total 770,188.50 952,553.75 (182,365.25) -19.14%
7,861,964.75  7,723,159.45 138,805.30 1.80%
Fiscal Year 2019/20 3,323,326.20 3,414,024.15 (90,697.95) -2.66%

Annual Container Statistics (by calendar year; includes monthly data)

Find container counts for the Port of Los Angeles dating back to 1981. Click on the desired year to view a statistical breakdown. Container counts (TEUs) for years 1981-1994 are provided in calendar year totals only; monthly breakdowns prior to calendar year 1995 are unavailable.

 

2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s
2019 year in progress 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
2010 7,831,902.30 2000 4,879,428.60 1990 2,116,410.00    
 

Annual Cargo Value

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

 

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