OTLE presents a transversal approach to logistics activity, offering data on the transport and storage of goods, socioeconomic data, infrastructures and information related to intermodality and multimodality, key aspects in the logistics chain.

Graph of maritime-rail transport by ports. 2022. Chart content in Spanish

Maritime-rail transport in the main ports in 2022.

Relevant information

Goods transport

All modes


2,183 million tonnes were transported by all modes of transport in 2021, of which 1,609 million tonnes were domestic and 573 million tonnes international.

95.7 % of all tonnes were transported by road in 2021 domestically, while 78.3 % were transported by sea internationally.

Socioeconomic data

The logistics sector had 159,723 companies in 2021, with 688,632 people employed and an investment in tangible assets of 5,708 million euros.



7,714 million tonne-kilometres were transported by Spanish vehicles by road container in 2022.


5,757 million tonne-kilometres were transported by intermodal wagon in 2021.


In 2022 177 million tonnes were transported by container.


  • Road: 34 million m2 of covered storage in 2023.
  • ADIF terminals: 7.3 million m2 of logistics area in 2022.
  • AENA airports: 243,692 m2 of cargo area in 2022.
  • State Ports: 98 million m2 of floor space in 2022.