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Monitoring the socio-economic impacts of Marine Protected Areas: report

This report, on the socio-economic impacts of MPAs, found that there had been localised positive and negative impacts on coastal communities and industries, linked to MPA management measures.


Annex 11. Employment data for all districts on the west coast of Scotland

Total employment on vessels in ports and port districts on the west coast of Scotland
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ayr 680 674 467 466 482 521
5
Annan 31 35 49 40 42 44
Ayr 209 197 58 61 59 52
Ballantrae 18 18 18 19 19 21
Drummore 4 4 9 8 8 10
Dunure 14 12 11 9 11 11
Girvan 4 12 20 28 22 25
Kirkcudbright 195 198 176 176 175 176
Largs & Greenock 26 24 20 17 19 29
Maidens 1 1 1 2 4
Port William 4
Portpatrick 5 5 1 2 5 3
Stranraer 25 20 20 25 21 14
Troon & Saltcoats 135 135 66 68 80 97
Whithorn 13 13 10 12 19 25
(blank) 10
Campbeltown 304 300 320 332 303 277
Ardrishaig 12 7 14 9 6 6
Arran 5 4 5 7 5 5
Bruichladdich 2 2 3 2 2 2
Bute 22 20 19 21 15 13
Campbeltown 66 72 73 86 94 83
Carradale 21 17 24 26 20 16
Colonsay 1 1 1 1
Crinan 9 6 3 6 5 6
Gigha 2 2 3 2 4 6
Islay 15 19 18 16 16 11
Jura 2 2 3 2 2 2
Port Askaig 4 4 4 3 3 7
Port Ellen 27 27 38 26 27 32
Rothesay 2
Tarbert 87 88 83 92 74 63
Tayinloan 6 5 3 3 2 2
Tayvallich 13 12 13 14 13 8
West Loch Tarbert 10 11 13 16 15 14
Kinlochbervie 40 46 46 40 43 45
Eriboll 3 6 7 5 8 6
Kinlochbervie 29 30 31 29 29 33
Scourie 8 10 8 6 6 6
Lochinver 23 25 263 247 267 249
Culkein/Drumbeg 2 1 3 3 2 0
Lochinver 21 24 260 244 265 249
Mallaig 108 98 105 95 98 100
Ardnamurchan 2 4 6 5 5 5
Arisaig 5 4 6 4 4 5
Corpach 1 1 1
Glenuig 2 2 2 2 2 4
Mallaig 97 86 88 81 83 83
Salen 2 1 2 2 4 3
Oban 246 244 267 237 228 236
Coll 6 7 3 6 4 4
Fort William 24 18 20 15 13 12
Loch Buie (Mull) 3 2 2 2 2 3
Loch Scridain (Mull) 24 31 29 24 29 23
Luing 26 27 25 23 22 26
Oban 120 117 139 119 112 125
Tiree 12 14 14 14 18 15
Tobermory (Mull) 31 28 35 34 28 28
Orkney 442 297 303 292 286 291
Hoy 18 10 10 10 10 9
Kirkwall 147 105 113 93 104 113
Rousay 1 1 1 1 1 1
S Ronaldsay 83 49 44 45 35 32
Sanday 8 6 6 6 5 5
Stromness 62 38 40 46 42 41
Stronsay 7 5 7 10 8 10
Tingwall 39 29 27 27 26 27
Westray 77 54 55 54 55 53
Portree 205 209 182 155 169 157
Bracadale 8 9 10 9 10 10
Broadford 25 26 24 13 15 24
Dunvegan 15 18 17 15 21 36
Kyle 41 45 43 31 33 33
Portree 61 57 43 36 41 18
Sleat 9 9 7 5 10 3
Snizort 7 10 6 3 3 8
Strathaird 11 11 13 19 18 11
Torridon 28 24 19 24 18 14
Stornoway 371 371 360 336 316 298
Barra 87 79 77 74 73 57
Benbecula 17 15 12 12 9 11
Bernera (Lewis) 14 17 16 16 13 16
Berneray (N Uist) 5 6 7 9 8 8
Grimsay 24 24 25 19 20 16
Lochs 20 23 19 11 14 7
North Harris 4 4 5 4 4 6
North Uist 40 33 35 31 34 30
Portnaguran & Ness 8 8 10 10 7 6
Scalpay 23 21 18 13 11 9
South Harris 26 22 22 19 13 15
South Uist & Eriskay 38 39 33 36 40 44
Stornoway 65 80 81 82 70 73
Ullapool 191 200 179 209 179 209
Achiltibuie 14 18 17 18 13 15
Aultbea 15 15 15 13 9 12
Avoch 9 16 13 11 10 10
Brora 16 12 10 10 10 11
Gairloch 20 24 25 31 25 31
Invergordon 11 10 4 17 16 18
Inverness 4 5 4 3 4 6
Portmahomack 24 26 24 20 21 23
Ullapool 78 74 67 86 71 83

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