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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2019

National Statistics publication that provides data on the tonnage and value of all landings of sea fish and shellfish by Scottish vessels, all landings into Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, and the size and structure of the Scottish fishing fleet and employment on Scottish vessels.

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Table 22a. Percentage of tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels anywhere by species type 2015 to 2019

Tonnage Value
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Landings by Scottish vessels as a per cent of landings by all UK vessels
Demersal 53.7% 52.9% 55.8% 60.9% 58.5% 48.6% 48.7% 51.8% 56.6% 58.8%
Pelagic 74.8% 79.6% 76.3% 73.9% 73.8% 77.5% 85.1% 76.6% 73.9% 76.4%
Shellfish 38.6% 41.9% 41.6% 38.5% 42.3% 48.7% 48.9% 48.7% 46.8% 49.8%
Total 62.1% 64.6% 64.0% 63.6% 62.5% 56.3% 58.8% 57.1% 57.6% 59.8%
Landings by Scottish vessels into Scotland as a per cent of landings by all Scottish vessels
Demersal 88.0% 90.1% 88.0% 92.9% 94.8% 88.4% 89.8% 91.4% 93.2% 95.1%
Pelagic 45.7% 48.7% 44.5% 46.8% 39.9% 43.4% 48.0% 47.2% 47.6% 43.8%
Shellfish 75.6% 81.1% 78.3% 78.1% 75.6% 84.5% 86.4% 83.4% 84.0% 82.6%
Total 58.4% 61.9% 58.5% 61.7% 59.0% 70.7% 72.1% 73.3% 74.5% 73.7%
Landings by Scottish vessels into the rest of the UK as a per cent of landings by all Scottish vessels
Demersal 0.7% 0.7% 0.8% 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 0.7% 0.8% 0.5% 0.4%
Pelagic 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Shellfish 23.7% 18.0% 20.4% 20.2% 20.0% 14.6% 12.7% 15.4% 14.3% 14.6%
Total 3.3% 2.7% 2.9% 2.5% 3.3% 4.7% 4.0% 5.3% 4.5% 5.1%
Landings by Scottish vessels into the whole of the UK as a per cent of landings by all Scottish vessels
Demersal 88.7% 90.8% 88.8% 93.5% 95.2% 89.1% 90.5% 92.1% 93.7% 95.6%
Pelagic 45.7% 48.7% 44.5% 46.8% 39.9% 43.4% 48.0% 47.2% 47.6% 43.8%
Shellfish 99.3% 99.2% 98.6% 98.2% 95.6% 99.2% 99.1% 98.8% 98.2% 97.2%
Total 61.6% 64.6% 61.4% 64.2% 62.2% 75.5% 76.1% 78.6% 79.0% 78.8%
Landings by Scottish vessels abroad as a per cent of landings by all Scottish vessels
Demersal 11.3% 9.2% 11.2% 6.5% 4.8% 10.9% 9.5% 7.9% 6.3% 4.4%
Pelagic 54.3% 51.3% 55.5% 53.2% 60.1% 56.6% 52.0% 52.8% 52.4% 56.2%
Shellfish 0.7% 0.8% 1.4% 1.8% 4.4% 0.8% 0.9% 1.2% 1.8% 2.8%
Total 38.4% 35.4% 38.6% 35.8% 37.8% 24.5% 23.9% 21.4% 21.0% 21.2%

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