Publication - Statistics

Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2020

Published: 30 Sep 2021
Directorate:
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781802014341

This report is based on the returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised fish farming businesses in Scotland during 2020. Statistics on employment, production and value are presented.

Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2020
Appendix 3: Scottish Marine Regions

Appendix 3: Scottish Marine Regions

Salmon Production by Scottish Marine Region (Tonnage and Value)

Region 2011 2012
Tonnage Value (£) Tonnage Value (£)
Argyll & Clyde 37,157 162,561,438 26,850 102,969,750
Orkney Islands 6,369 27,864,375 11,694 44,846,490
Outer Hebrides 37,343 163,375,625 29,682 113,832,004
Shetland Isles 35,493 155,281,875 43,010 164,943,350
North Coast & West Highlands 41,656 182,245,000 50,987 195,535,145
All Scotland 158,018 691,328,313 162,223 622,126,739
Region 2013 2014
Tonnage Value (£) Tonnage Value (£)
Argyll & Clyde 34,924 164,526,964 34,976 156,412,672
Orkney Islands 11,479 54,077,569 13,029 58,265,688
Outer Hebrides 36,817 173,444,887 33,775 151,041,800
Shetland Isles 36,694 172,865,434 46,369 207,362,168
North Coast & West Highlands 43,320 204,080,520 50,873 227,504,056
All Scotland 163,234 768,995,374 179,022 800,586,384
Region 2015 2016
Tonnage Value (£) Tonnage Value (£)
Argyll & Clyde 35,911 146,552,791 31,022 159,080,816
Orkney Islands 11,074 45,192,994 14,752 75,648,256
Outer Hebrides 27,210 111,044,01 32,662 167,490,736
Shetland Isles 42,786 174,609,666 37,464 192,115,392
North Coast & West Highlands 54,741 223,398,021 46,917 240,590,376
All Scotland 171,722 700,797,482 162,817 834,925,576
Region 2017 2018
Tonnage Value (£) Tonnage Value (£)
Argyll & Clyde 44,575 262,947,925 37,506 220,947,846
Orkney Islands 16,756 98,843,644 20,956 123,451,796
Outer Hebrides 33,778 199,256,422 30,668 180,665,188
Shetland Isles 38,908 229,518,292 35,947 211,763,777
North Coast & West Highlands 55,690 328,515,310 30,948 182,314,668
All Scotland 189,707 1,119,081,593 156,025 919,143,275
Region 2019 2020
Tonnage Value (£) Tonnage Value (£)
Argyll & Clyde 44,881 241,863,709 36,367 176,379,950
Orkney Islands 17,758 95,697,862 21,612 104,818,200
Outer Hebrides 38,468 207,304,052 44,639 216,499,150
Shetland Isles 36,141 194,763,849 40,749 197,632,650
North Coast & West Highlands 66,633 3 59,085,237 48,862 236,980,700
All Scotland 203,881 1,098,714,709 192,129 931,825,650

Footnote: Figures for Argyll & Clyde and the North Coast & West Highlands have been merged due to commercial confidentiality. Other finfish species including brown/sea trout, rainbow trout, halibut and cleaner fish were produced but cannot be attributed to Scottish Marine Regions due to commercial confidentiality. Average price (real) have been adjusted for inflation based on 2020 price estimates.

Map of Scottish Marine regions
Map of Scottish Marine regions. This map has the same areas shown as the map on page 39. It has different colours for each region to tie in with data shown below in the form of line graphs.
The first one showing Salmon tonnes data from 2011 through to 2020. The data is split into the Scottish Marine Regions described in figures 4 and in the map above. The second one showing the Value of the salmon for the years 2011 through to 2020. The data is split into the Scottish Marine Regions described in figures 4 and in the map above.

Contact

Email: lorna.munro@gov.scot