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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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Table 36. Number, tonnage and engine power of active Scottish registered vessels by length group and age group as at 31st December 2017

Length group (metres)
Age Group (years) 10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Total
Number of vessels Under 10 134 5 5 22 11 6 183
10<15 105 6 8 11 1 8 139
15<20 114 1 4 22 13 1 155
20<25 87 3 3 12 9 3 117
25<30 212 34 10 25 17 - 298
30<35 127 17 9 24 15 2 194
35 yrs & over 292 51 23 89 18 1 474
Not known 432 23 10 22 13 5 505
Totals 1,503 140 72 227 97 26 2,065
Average age 1 27 33 30 31 27 16 28
Total tonnage 2 (GT) Under 10 386 46 118 4,045 3,790 15,033 23,418
10<15 347 82 269 1,737 850 17,977 21,262
15<20 502 11 73 3,730 4,358 1,349 10,022
20<25 322 47 55 1,634 3,191 3,307 8,555
25<30 809 484 251 3,525 4,135 - 9,204
30<35 467 235 207 2,865 3,529 813 8,117
35 yrs & over 1,172 607 452 5,726 3,543 468 11,968
Not known 1,269 246 232 2,439 3,405 8,796 16,386
Totals 5,273 1,758 1,655 25,702 26,801 47,743 108,932
Average tonnage 1 4 13 23 113 279 1,855 59
Engine power (kW) Under 10 9,178 1,174 1,562 9,763 7,581 34,871 64,128
10<15 7,618 1,434 2,142 4,794 3,000 44,415 63,403
15<20 8,409 116 652 10,212 9,915 2,949 32,253
20<25 6,376 572 430 4,271 6,333 8,262 26,244
25<30 12,149 5,566 2,003 9,889 9,559 - 39,166
30<35 5,355 1,681 1,555 7,670 8,242 2,525 27,027
35 yrs & over 12,385 4,506 3,455 21,034 9,934 720 52,034
Not known 21,137 4,407 1,672 6,886 7,715 18,269 60,087
Totals 82,607 19,455 13,471 74,519 62,279 112,011 364,342
Average power 1 57 129 190 330 650 4,464 195

(1) Excludes vessels of unknown age.

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