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Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2020

Published: 29 Sep 2021

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.

Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2020
Table 24: Number of voyages and tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels by landing district, 2016 to 2020

Table 24: Number of voyages and tonnage and value of landings by Scottish vessels by landing district, 2016 to 2020

  Number of voyages Quantity (tonnes) Value (£'000)
Landing district / country 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Aberdeen 2,217 2,499 2,346 2,468 2,293 1,089 1,241 956 1,260 854 4,103 4,930 4,983 5,586 3,704
Anstruther 3,123 3,658 3,445 3,868 2,874 1,468 1,671 1,641 1,849 1,225 4,710 5,728 6,500 6,828 3,581
Ayr 5,674 5,073 5,200 5,122 3,978 6,592 4,874 4,629 4,657 3,479 13,339 11,372 12,611 11,899 8,145
Buckie 1,951 2,460 2,404 2,251 2,163 1,707 1,919 1,608 1,641 1,396 5,172 6,054 5,534 5,769 3,765
Campbeltown 7,063 6,991 5,746 5,823 4,701 4,761 4,389 3,581 4,253 3,071 13,245 13,205 13,007 13,324 8,748
Eyemouth 4,294 4,489 4,427 4,168 3,530 2,082 2,721 2,590 2,305 1,497 6,778 9,093 9,610 8,729 5,483
Fraserburgh 3,779 4,038 4,325 4,122 3,910 21,774 26,727 27,534 20,580 13,720 36,303 47,109 43,445 44,495 23,740
Kinlochbervie 552 479 564 578 505 8,138 7,883 7,909 8,196 6,671 14,892 15,597 16,811 17,925 12,308
Lochinver 826 819 702 653 496 2,014 1,617 905 1,045 701 5,703 3,935 2,514 2,989 1,664
Mallaig 2,066 1,862 1,469 1,568 1,158 5,715 4,142 1,770 2,669 1,471 11,105 9,170 6,460 6,274 3,503
Oban 2,959 2,846 2,936 3,143 2,528 2,444 2,172 2,055 2,274 1,779 8,175 8,074 9,502 9,388 7,235
Orkney 3,667 3,487 3,691 3,490 3,049 4,933 4,222 3,366 3,054 2,440 9,131 9,265 8,995 8,689 6,899
Peterhead 2,734 2,665 2,714 2,846 2,688 132,635 133,966 135,555 114,867 134,050 137,375 142,178 144,878 148,259 140,000
Portree 4,515 4,392 4,165 4,065 3,361 2,312 1,890 1,537 1,412 998 10,079 8,858 9,350 8,376 6,360
Scrabster 2,100 2,487 2,889 2,806 2,216 13,852 12,274 15,839 13,730 12,115 26,429 25,890 33,823 29,457 22,723
Shetland 4,607 4,932 5,448 5,465 5,643 58,265 49,019 51,096 34,052 37,576 66,307 63,363 70,360 60,721 55,936
Stornoway 5,026 5,889 5,412 5,937 5,054 4,128 3,905 3,163 3,278 2,539 13,075 13,111 12,798 16,312 10,061
Ullapool 2,993 3,066 3,129 2,907 2,291 6,841 7,620 8,781 10,222 8,539 15,427 16,122 19,376 23,713 16,510
Other UK 3,227 2,849 2,242 2,510 1,628 12,172 13,460 11,396 12,975 11,065 22,174 29,601 26,165 29,658 18,707
Denmark 92 63 42 95 125 30,089 24,187 28,076 36,152 15,244 18,035 8,887 15,518 24,069 10,356
Ireland 183 151 81 106 88 14,349 38,495 31,933 31,777 26,387 9,869 11,677 9,123 9,620 7,713
Netherlands 125 169 185 171 195 3,668 4,337 3,444 2,629 2,503 5,783 7,563 8,948 5,050 3,230
Norway 117 106 82 81 107 110,401 110,639 93,430 75,373 107,132 95,617 89,669 84,349 79,736 104,681
Spain 56 44 48 32 32 1,439 1,160 1,458 1,225 1,266 3,286 2,016 1,965 2,582 1,743
Other foreign ports 3 21 49 109 165 469 679 896 1,176 889 605 900 1,368 2,561 911
Total 63,949 65,535 63,741 64,384 54,778 453,338 465,210 445,145 392,651 398,608 556,718 563,365 577,993 582,010 487,708

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