Facts and Figures

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Based on some selected data, find out here about the importance of the maritime industry.
  • 59.35

    million euros of export volume

    In 2019, Austria exported vessels and floating constructions worth EUR 59,352,000.

  • 1,400,000


    In 2019, more than 1.4 million people were transported on the Austrian section of the Danube.

  • 8.5 

    million tons of goods

    In 2019, 8.5 million tons of goods were transported on the Austrian section of the Danube.

  • 57%

    imports and exports

    Europe’s ports are important for the external trade of a landlocked country like Austria. More than half of all Austrian imports and exports in 2017 were handled via Europe’s northern ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg, Bremen, etc.

Source: viadonau, Annual Report Danube Shipping in Austria 2019
Transport volume on the Austrian section of the Danube in 2019 (in tons)
Domestic traffic  253,708 tons
Import 4,193,338 tons
Export 2,258,811 tons
Transit 1,805,896 tons
Total 8,511,553 tons


Last update : 14. June 2021