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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 42. Numbers of fishers working on Scottish registered vessels by district 2019

District Regularly Employed Irregularly Employed 1 Crofters Total
Aberdeen 84 35 - 119
Anstruther 103 50 - 153
Buckie 106 58 - 164
Eyemouth 191 26 - 217
Fraserburgh 788 9 - 797
Peterhead 331 63 - 394
Scrabster 144 9 4 157
Total East Coast 1,747 250 4 2,001
Orkney 215 73 - 288
Shetland 247 254 - 501
Stornoway 258 92 26 376
Total Islands 720 419 26 1,165
Ayr 395 86 - 481
Campbeltown 225 59 - 284
Kinlochbervie 41 4 - 45
Lochinver 205 3 3 211
Mallaig 82 4 - 86
Oban 229 21 - 250
Portree 120 49 5 174
Ullapool 177 11 1 189
Total West Coast 1,474 237 9 1,720
All districts 3,941 906 39 4,886

(1) Formerly referred to as part time

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