Publication - Statistics

Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2014

Published: 18 May 2015
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781785443312

This report is based on the returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised shellfish farming businesses in Scotland.

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24 page PDF

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Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2014
// EMPLOYMENT

24 page PDF

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// EMPLOYMENT

The industry employed 175 full-time and 170 part-time and casual workers during 2014. The number of full-time staff increased by 15 and the number of part-time and casual employees decreased by three compared with 2013. The regional breakdown of employment is given in Table 7. The number of people employed by the shellfish farming industry in Scotland increased by 4% from the 2013 total of 333.

TABLE 7 REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT 2014.

Businesses Staff
Region Full-time Male Full-time Female Part-time Male Part-time Female Casual Male Casual Female Total
Highland 48 33 7 30 8 6 0 84
Orkney 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Shetland 26 61 3 21 7 19 3 114
Strathclyde 49 49 6 28 8 24 2 117
Western Isles 18 14 2 9 1 3 0 29
Scotland 144 157 18 88 24 53 5 345

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