Table 7
Container Entries into the United States from All Countries and by All Modes: 2000-2009

Table 7
Container Entries into the United States from All Countries and by All Modes: 2000-2009

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Year Maritime containers full Maritime containers empty Truck containers full Truck containers empty Rail containers full Rail containers empty Overall total
2000 5,353 635 7,685 2,748 1,482 685 18,587
2005 10,933 481 8,850 2,603 1,794 875 25,536
2006 11,238 480 8,721 2,689 1,792 935 25,855
2007 11,038 578 8,428 2,791 1,748 1,005 25,588
2008 10,638 719 7,680 2,947 1,645 1,029 24,659
2009 9,048 806 6,626 2,607 1,262 866 21,215
Modal shares (percent)              
2000 28.8 3.4 41.3 14.8 8.0 3.7 100.0
2005 42.8 1.9 34.7 10.2 7.0 3.4 100.0
2006 43.5 1.9 33.7 10.4 6.9 3.6 100.0
2007 43.1 2.3 32.9 10.9 6.8 3.9 100.0
2008 43.1 2.9 31.1 12.0 6.7 4.2 100.0
2009 42.7 3.8 31.2 12.3 5.9 4.1 100.0

KEY: NA = not available

NOTE: Data for vessel container full and vessel container empty for years 2008 and 2009 are based on fiscal year numbers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Mission Support Services, Operations Management Database.