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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2015

Published: 23 May 2016
ISBN:
9781786522559

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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Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2015
// Employment

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// Employment

The industry employed 166 full-time and 178 part-time and casual workers during 2015. The number of full-time staff decreased by nine and the number of part-time and casual employees increased by eight compared with 2014. The regional breakdown of employment is given in Table 7. The number of people employed by the shellfish farming industry in Scotland decreased by 0.3% from the 2014 total of 345.

Table 7: Regional employment 2015.

Businesses

Staff

Region

Full-time Male

Full-time Female

Part-time Male

Part-time Female

Casual Male

Casual Female

Total

Highland

49

33

7

26

7

9

0

82

Orkney

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

Shetland

26

48

2

24

11

17

2

104

Strathclyde

49

47

9

33

10

21

5

125

Western Isles

17

17

3

7

0

5

0

32

Scotland

144

145

21

90

28

53

7

344


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