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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish shellfish farm production survey 2016

Published: 31 May 2017
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781786529770

Report based on returns from annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised shellfish farming businesses in Scotland.

25 page PDF

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25 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish shellfish farm production survey 2016
Employment

25 page PDF

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Employment

The industry employed 157 full-time and 158 part-time and casual workers during 2016. The number of full-time staff decreased by nine and the number of part-time and casual employees decreased by 20 compared with 2015. The regional breakdown of employment is given in Table 7. The number of people employed by the shellfish farming industry in Scotland decreased by 8% from the 2015 total of 344.

Table 7: Regional employment 2016.

Staff
Region Businesses Full-time Male Full-time Female Part-time Male Part-time Female Casual Male Casual Female Total
Highland 47 22 1 24 8 9 0 64
Orkney 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Shetland 25 52 4 18 8 19 1 102
Strathclyde 49 46 6 30 8 19 3 112
Western Isles 14 24 2 6 1 3 0 36
Scotland 138 144 13 78 25 51 4 315

Contact

Email: Lorna Munro

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
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