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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

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

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Table 43. Number of fishers employed on Scottish registered vessels by local authority

Local Authority Total employed in fishing Total employed in Scotland 1 Employment in fishing as proportion of total employed in Scotland 2
Aberdeen City 15 123,900 0.01
Aberdeenshire 1,183 141,400 0.84
Angus 52 54,300 0.10
Argyll & Bute 513 40,200 1.28
City of Edinburgh 19 269,300 0.01
Dumfries & Galloway 270 70,600 0.38
East Lothian 83 50,600 0.16
Fife 160 173,200 0.09
Highland 953 120,700 0.79
Moray 157 45,200 0.35
Na h-Eileanan Siar 318 13,200 2.41
North Ayrshire 24 57,100 0.04
Orkney 286 12,200 2.34
Scottish Borders 105 53,500 0.20
Shetland 468 12,400 3.77
South Ayrshire 193 50,600 0.38

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

(2) Proportions based on unrounded estimates

 

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