Table 41: Number of fishers employed on Scottish registered vessels1, 2011 to 2020
|Year||Regularly Employed||Irregularly Employed2||Crofters||Total||Total employed in Scotland3||Employment in fishing as percentage of total employed in Scotland (percent)|
(1) Figures are limited to those employed on vessels which submit landing declarations to Marine Scotland port offices. They exclude, for example, those employed in cockle picking.
(2) Irregularly employed were formerly referred to as part time.
(3) Employment levels (16+) rounded to the nearest hundred. Source: Annual Population Survey (APS), Jan-Dec datasets, ONS. Note: Annual Population Survey responses for Jan-Dec 2020 have been weighted to new populations derived using growth rates from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Real Time Information (RTI) to allow for different trends during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
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