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Research Report: The Economic Impact of Game and Coarse Angling in Scotland

DescriptionThe report includes the results of surveys of anglers and fishery owners throughout Scotland, which was divided into seven regions for the purpose.
ISBN0-7559-4184-5
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 15, 2004

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Research Report: The Economic Impact of Game and Coarse Angling in Scotland

Alan Radford, Geoff Riddington, John Anderson, Glasgow Caledonian University
Hervey Gibson, Cogentsi Research International Ltd

Prepared for Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department

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Contents

Foreword
Executive Summary
1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Outputs
1.3 Structure of the Research Report
1.4 Overview of the study method
1.5 Acknowledgements:
2 Literature Review
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Tourism and Recreation Research Unit (1982)
2.3 Mackay Consultants (1989)
2.4 Deloitte and Touche (1996)
2.5 Fisheries Resources Management (FRM) (2000)
2.6 Concluding Remarks
3 The Survey of Anglers and the Angler Database
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Survey Instruments
3.3 Angler Database
4 The Survey of Owners and the Fisheries Database
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Inventory of Fisheries
4.3 Salmon and Sea Trout Fisheries
4.3.1 Orkney and Shetland
4.3.2 Borders
4.3.3 Western Isles
4.4 Brown trout, coarse and pike fisheries on salmon rivers.
4.5 Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Coarse Fisheries
4.5.1 Mixed Fishing
4.5.2 Angling Club Waters
4.5.3 Commercial Stillwater Trout Fisheries
4.5.4 Coverage of Rainbow Trout Fisheries
4.5.5 Scottish Water Lochs & Reservoirs
4.5.6 Estate Waters
4.5.7 Hotel Waters
4.5.8 Coarse Fisheries
4.5.9 Other Lochs & Reservoirs
4.6 Coverage of Non Salmon Fisheries
4.7 The Fisheries Database
5 Angler Activity and Expenditure
5.1 Angler Days
5.2 Angler Expenditure Per Day
5.3 Angler Expenditure
5.4 Displacement and Substitution Possibilities
6 The Impact of Angler Expenditure on Regional Output and Income
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Direct Effects
6.3 Indirect Effects
6.4 Induced Effects
6.5 Employment
6.6 Modelling the Local Economy
6.7 Impact on Regional Output
6.8 Impact on Gross Value Added (ie Regional Income)
6.9 Comparison of Ratios
7 Regional Employment Effects
8 Impact on the Scottish Economy
9 Concluding Note
References

List of Figures and Tables

Figure 1 The regions of Scotland used in this report
Table 2.2.1 Expenditure Estimates TRRU 1982 (2003 prices)
Table 2.2.2 Regional Rod Days TRRU (1981)
Table 2.3.1 Regional Rod Days (Mackay Consultants, 1989)
Table 2.3.2 River Rod Days (Mackay Consultants, 1989)
Table 2.3.3 Angler Expenditure (Mackay Consultants, 1989) (2003 prices)
Table 3.2.1 Number of Responses for Each Region/Species Combination
Table 4.3.1 Regional Response Rates for Salmon Fisheries
Table 4.6.1 Proportions of Given and Derived Estimates for Non-Salmon Fisheries by Region
Table 4.6.2 Proportions of Given and Derived Estimates for Non-Salmon Fisheries by Region and by Fishery Type
Table 5.1.1 Angler Days Summary Table
Table 5.1.2 Angler Days by Local Anglers
Table 5.1.3 Angler Days by Scottish Visiting Anglers
Table 5.1.4 Angler Days by Non Scottish Visiting Anglers
Table 5.2.1 Angler Expenditure Per Day
Table 5.2.2 Local Angler Expenditure Per Day
Table 5.2.3 Scottish Visiting Angler Expenditure Per Day
Table 5.2.4 Non-Scottish Visiting Angler Expenditure Per Day
Table 5.3.1 Angler Expenditure Summary Table ('000s)
Table 5.3.2 Expenditure by Local Anglers ('000s)
Table 5.3.3 Expenditure by Scottish Visiting Anglers ('000s)
Table 5.3.4 Expenditure by Non Scottish Visiting Anglers ('000s)
Table 5.4.1 Percent of economic activity lost to regions
Table 5.4.2 Expenditure Loss Summary Table ('000s) with displacement
Table 6.7.1 Impact on Total Regional Output (Type II, Zero Displacement) ('000)
Table 6.7.2 Impact on Total Regional Output (Type II, With Displacement) ('000)
Table 6.7.3 Ratio of Regional Output Change to Angler Expenditure Change
Table 6.7.4 Regional Output Effect Per Change in Angler Day
Table 6.8.1 Impact on Gross Value Added With Zero Displacement (Type II)
Table 6.8.2 Impact on Gross Value Added With Displacement (Type II) ('000s)
Table 6.8.3 Ratio of Regional Income Change to Angler Expenditure Change
Table 6.8.4 Regional Income Per Change in Angler Day
Table 6.9.1 Some Alternative Ratios
Table 7.1 Employment With Zero Displacement
Table 7.2 Employment With Displacement
Table 8.1 Angler Expenditure by Origin (million)
Table 8.2 Impact on Scottish Output (Type II) (million)
Table 8.3 Impact on Scottish Household Income (million)
Table 8.4 Impact on Scottish Employment (Full-Time Job Equivalents)