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. 2109. Chart content in Spanish

Maritime-rail transport in the main ports in 2021.

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 154,182 companies in 2020, with 690,897 people employed and an investment in tangible assets of 6,018 million euros.



7,134 million tonne-kilometres were transported by Spanish vehicles by road container in 2021.


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


In 2021 188 million tonnes were transported by container.


  • Road: 33 million m2 of covered storage in 2022.
  • ADIF terminals: 7.3 million m2 of logistics area in 2022.
  • AENA airports: 222,013 m2 of cargo area in 2021.
  • State Ports: 98.4 million m2 of floor space in 2021.