Publication - Statistics

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

Published: 27 Sep 2018
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781787812390

A National Statistics publication presenting data on the Scottish and UK fishing fleet, landings and employment.

Contents
Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017
Table 41. Number of fishers employed on Scottish registered vessels

Table 41. Number of fishers employed on Scottish registered vessels

Year Regularly Employed Irregularly Employed 1 Crofters Total 2 Total employed in Scotland 3 Employment in fishing as proportion of total employed in Scotland
2008 4,585 807 56 5,448 2,534,600 0.2
2009 4,403 946 60 5,409 2,497,700 0.2
2010 4,257 909 52 5,218 2,479,700 0.2
2011 4,067 877 52 4,996 2,476,300 0.2
2012 3,752 941 54 4,747 2,481,800 0.2
2013 4,092 847 53 4,992 2,495,100 0.2
2014 3,980 763 53 4,796 2,558,800 0.2
2015 3,980 792 51 4,823 2,582,900 0.2
2016 3,834 938 51 4,823 2,581,000 0.2
2017 3,932 861 6 4,799 2,618,100 0.2

(1) Formerly referred to as part time

(2) Figures are limited to those employed on vessels which submit landing declarations to Marine Scotland port offices. They exclude, for example, those employed in cockle picking.

(3) Employment levels (16+) rounded to the nearest hundred. Source : Annual Population Survey (APS), Jan-Dec 2017 datasets, ONS


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