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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 36b: Tonnage of active2 Scottish registered vessels by length group and age group, as at 31st December 2020

Table 36b: Tonnage of active2 Scottish registered vessels by length group and age group, as at 31st December 2020

  Length group (metres)
Age Group (years) 10m & under >10 -12 >12 -15 >15 -24 >24 -40 Over 40 Total
Under 10 411 96 119 3,821 6,101 25,665 36,213
10<15 268 35 8 2,679 1,176 6,742 10,907
15<20 357 42 231 3,005 1,418 8,526 13,580
20<25 553 46 76 2,390 4,749 1,848 9,661
25<30 440 120 39 1,632 2,260   4,492
30<35 689 385 260 3,842 4,673   9,849
35 yrs & over 1,409 691 574 5,627 3,760 813 12,874
Unknown 1,285 258 281 2,160 3,572 12,846 20,401
Total 5,413 1,673 1,587 25,156 27,709 56,440 117,977
Average tonnage 1 4 13 23 119 287 2,294 62

(1) Excludes vessels of unknown age.

(2) An active vessel is a fishing vessel that is registered (Register of Shipping and Seamen) and licenced to fish: see the glossary.


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Email: fisheriesstatistics@gov.scot