Table 43: Number of fishers employed on Scottish registered vessels by local authority, 2020
|Local Authority||Total employed in fishing||Total employed in Scotland2||Employment in fishing as percentage of total employed in Scotland3|
|Argyll & Bute||475||39,200||1.21|
|Dumfries & Galloway||191||61,300||0.31|
|Na h-Eileanan Siar||327||13,200||2.48|
(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) 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.
(3) Proportions are based on unrounded estimates.
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