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.
 
August 2018 2017 Change % Change
Loaded Imports 420,573.25 432,479.15 (11,905.90) -2.75%
Loaded Exports 162,465.50 159,197.00 3,268.50 2.05%
Total Loaded 583,038.75 591,676.15 (8,637.40) -1.46%
Total Empty 243,599.65 256,180.90 (12,581.25) -4.91%
Total 826,638.40 847,857.05 (21,218.65) -2.50%
5,969,341.55 6,127,209.55 (157,868.00) -2.58%
Fiscal Year 2017/2018 1,660,206.25 1,644,661.05 15,545.20  0.95%

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. The Port of Los Angeles Fiscal Year is July 1 through June 30.

 

2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s
    2009 6,748,994.55 1999 3,828,850.50 1989 2,056,626.00
2018 year in progress 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