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Graph of maritime-rail transport by ports. 2109. Chart content in Spanish

Maritime-rail transport in the main ports in 2020.

Relevant information

Goods transport

All modes

1,997 million tonnes were transported by all modes of transport in 2020, of which 1,454 million tonnes were domestic and 542 million tonnes international.

95.7 % of all tonnes were transported by road in 2020 domestically, while 79 % were transported by sea internationally.

Socioeconomic data

The logistics sector had 139,732 companies in 2019, with 693,892 people employed and an investment in tangible assets of 5,756 million euros.



6.463 million tonne-kilometres were transported by Spanish vehicles by road container in 2020.


5.044 million tonne-kilometres were transported by intermodal wagon in 2020.


In 2020 185 million tonnes were transported by container.


  • Road: 34,3 million m2 of covered storage in 2021.
  • ADIF terminals: 7,3 million m2 of logistics area in 2020.
  • AENA airports: 222,263 m2 of cargo area in 2020.
  • State Ports: 91.8 million m2 of floor space in 2020.