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Portsmouth International Port is a major UK port, responsible for handling millions of customers and vital cargo across the globe.

We commissioned specialists, Oxford Economics, to provide an independant assessment of Portsmouth International Port’s economic contribution locally and nationally.

By speaking to our customers, looking through financial accounts and assessing government data, the economic impact of Portsmouth International Port was revealed to be worth:

  • £390m to the national economy, for every £1m generated a further £1.9m was sustained elsewhere
  • £189m to the local economy, for every £1m generated by the port locally a further £0.4m is stimulated through induced and indirect impacts
  • 5590 overall jobs
  • 2410 in the local area through direct employment and supply chain

Download the report below to find out more.