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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 43. Number of fishers working on Scottish registered vessels by local authority 2019

Local Authority Total employed in fishing Total employed in Scotland 1 Employment in fishing as proportion of total employed in Scotland 2
Aberdeen City 12 128,200 0.01
Aberdeenshire 1,238 138,400 0.89
Angus 60 54,700 0.11
Argyll & Bute 513 40,000 1.28
Dumfries & Galloway 235 68,600 0.34
East Lothian 94 53,200 0.18
Edinburgh City 17 273,200 0.01
Fife 153 172,000 0.09
Highland 881 118,000 0.75
Moray 162 46,500 0.35
Na h-Eileanan Siar 376 13,500 2.79
North Ayrshire 35 58,800 0.06
Orkney 288 12,100 2.38
Scottish Borders 106 54,700 0.19
Shetland 501 11,900 4.21
South Ayrshire 215 50,200 0.43

(1) Employment levels (16+) rounded to the nearest hundred. Source : Annual Population Survey (APS), Jan-Dec 2019, ONS

(2) Proportions based on unrounded estimates

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