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Transport > Merchant marine > Total Stats: compare key data on China & United States

Definitions

  • Dwt: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship
  • Dwt > Per $ GDP: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship Per $ GDP figures expressed per million $ gross domestic product
  • Dwt > Per capita: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Dwt per capita: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • GRT: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage
  • GRT > Per $ GDP: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage Per $ GDP figures expressed per million $ gross domestic product
  • GRT > Per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • GRT per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Per $ GDP: 1000 GRT or over Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Per capita: 1000 GRT or over Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
STAT China United States HISTORY
Dwt 33.82 million Dwt
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than United States
12.62 million Dwt
Ranked 16th.

Dwt > Per $ GDP 12.15 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 51st. 12 times more than United States
1 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 102nd.

Dwt > Per capita 25.59 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
41.9 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 64% more than China

Dwt per capita 0.0257 Dwt
Ranked 83th.
0.0419 Dwt
Ranked 74th. 63% more than China

GRT 22.22 million GRT
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United States
10.31 million GRT
Ranked 17th.

GRT > Per $ GDP 8.02 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 56th. 10 times more than United States
0.802 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 104th.

GRT > Per capita 16.81 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 96th.
34.23 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 2 times more than China

GRT per capita 0.0169 GRT
Ranked 92nd.
0.0342 GRT
Ranked 74th. 2 times more than China

Per $ GDP 0.646 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 72nd. 18 times more than United States
0.035 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Per capita 1.5 per 1 million people
Ranked 63th. 8% more than United States
1.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 108th.

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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