Publication - Statistics

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017

Published: 27 Sep 2018
Part of:
Marine and fisheries

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

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2017
A National Statistics Publication For Scotland

A National Statistics Publication For Scotland

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act (2007) and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

Correspondence and enquiries

For enquiries about this publication please contact:

Cameron Melvin
Marine Analytical Unit
Telephone: 0131 244 4414

For general enquiries about Scottish Government statistics please contact:

Office of the Chief Statistician
Telephone: 0131 244 0442,

How to access background or source data

The data collected for this statistical bulletin are available via the Scottish Government Sea Fisheries Statistics website. Data are available at the level of ICES statistical rectangles on the ICES rectangle webpage or alternatively on National Marine Plan interactive.

You can also request sea fisheries data or queries on this publication to the email address and telephone number listed above.

Complaints and suggestions

If you are not satisfied with our service or have any comments or suggestions, please write to the Chief Statistician, 3WR, St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG, Telephone: 0131 244 0302 Email:

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