Publication - Statistics

Scotland's marine economic statistics 2016

Published: 10 Oct 2018
Directorate:
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781787812901

The publication presents economic statistics for industrial categories defined as part of the marine sector.

Scotland's marine economic statistics 2016
Table 18: Economic Overview - Scotland's marine economic statistics by sector, 2016

Table 18: Economic Overview - Scotland’s marine economic statistics by sector, 2016

  GVA £M Turnover £M Employment ‘000s 5
Industry sector GVA % of Scotland Marine Economy % of Scotland total economy4 Turnover % of Scotland Marine Economy Employment 000’s % of Scotland Marine Economy % of Scotland total economy
03.1: Fishing1 296 4% 0.22% 571 5% 4.8 6% 0.19%
03.2: Aquaculture2 216 2% 0.16% 797 8% 2.3 3% 0.09%
09.1: Support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction 1,631 55% 1.24% 4,483 43% 19.7 26% 0.76%
10.2: Processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs 391 6% 0.30% 1,602 15% 7.6 10% 0.29%
30.1: Building of ships and boats & 33.15: Repair and maintenance of ships and boats 202 9% 0.15% 1,001 10% 7.0 9% 0.27%
42.91: Construction of water projects & 52.22: Service activities incidental to water transportation 422 10% 0.32% 672 6% 4.0 5% 0.15%
50.1: Sea and coastal passenger water transport 63 2% 0.05% 168 2% 1.4 2% 0.05%
50.2: Sea and coastal freight water transport 65 2% 0.05% 178 2% 0.5 1% 0.02%
77.34: Renting and leasing of water transport equipment 8 0% 0.01% 14 0% 0.1 0% 0.00%
Marine Tourism3 554 10% 0.42% 1,031 10% 27.9 37% 1.08%
Marine economy total 3,849 100% 2.92% 10,517 100% 75.3 100% 2.91%
Scotland total 131,636         2,587.6    

Source: Marine Scotland, Scottish Annual Business Statistics, Office for National Statistics

Footnotes: Turnover and GVA adjusted for inflation based on 2016 price estimates.
1 – Fishing values taken from Marine Scotland Sea Fisheries Statistics, GVA estimated using Marine Scotland and Seafish Statistics.
2 – Aquaculture values taken from Marine Scotland Aquaculture Surveys, GVA estimated using Marine Scotland and DCF statistics.
3 – Marine tourism values include specific tourism SIC groups (See Annex A) within 100m of the coast.
4 - Scotland total GVA is from Quarterly National Accounts Scotland Scotland employment is from Business Register and Employment Survey
5 - Employment figures are head counts (not adjusted to Full Time Equivalents).


Contact

Kirsty.Bosley@gov.scot