Facts & Figures

May 2024 Data Now Available

The Port of Oakland loads and discharges more than 99% of the containerized goods moving through Northern California. Oakland’s cargo volume makes it the ninth busiest container port in the United States based on Calendar Year 2023 data. Oakland ranks among the four largest Pacific Coast ports for container cargo, along with Los Angeles and Long Beach in southern California and Seattle and Tacoma (Northwest Seaport Alliance) in Washington state. In 2023, about 74% of Oakland’s trade was with Asia. Europe accounted for 17%, Australia/New Zealand and other Pacific islands about 3%, and other foreign nations about 1%. About 5% of Oakland’s trade is domestic (primarily Hawaii). California’s three major container ports carry approximately half of the nation’s total container cargo volume.

2024 Container Activity (TEUs)

Container History (TEUs)