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Annual statistics

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics is an annual National Statistics publication, adhering to the Code of Practice of Practice for Official Statistics.

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics provides a broad picture of the UK fishing industry and its operations. The coverage includes the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands with separate figures for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The publication includes information on:

  • the structure and activity of the UK fishing industry
  • landings
  • supplies, overseas trade and marketing
  • main stocks and their level of exploitation
  • the world fishing industry

UK Sea Fisheries Statistics 2012 was published on 26 September 2013.

Data tables and underlying data sets

Data tables

Tables from the 2012 report are available as individual spreadsheets. Supplementary tables for these publications are available below and are marked by an asterisk (*).

All files are in Microsoft Excel format. If you would like to download all of the tables from the publication, they are available as a zip file. Download the UK Sea Fisheries Statistics 2012 tables zip file (Zip 1 MB).

Chapter 1: Overview of the UK fishing industry
1.1 Landings by UK vessels into key ports: 2012 (41 KB)
1.2 Summary of UK fishing industry: 2002 to 2012 (41KB) (*)
Chapter 3: Landings
3.1 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (42 KB)
3.1a Percentage of landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (35 KB) (*)
3.2 Landings into the UK by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.2a Landings into England by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.2b Landings into Wales by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.2c Landings into Scotland by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.2d Landings into Northern Ireland by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.3 Landings into the UK by foreign vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.4 Landings into the UK by UK and foreign vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.5 Landings abroad by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (40 KB)
3.6 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (45 KB)
3.7 Landings into the UK by UK and foreign vessels: 1938 to 2012 (35 KB)
3.8 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels by ICES area of capture: 2012 (31 KB)
3.8a Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels by area of capture and species: 2012 (100 KB) (*)
3.9 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels by sector: 2012 (38 KB)
3.10 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels by vessel length: 2012 (33 KB)
3.11 Landings into the UK and abroad by UK vessels by gear used: 2012 (34 KB)
3.12 Quota, landings and uptake by EU member states: 2012 (135 KB)
3.13 Landings into the UK by UK vessels by month of landing: 2012 (59 KB) (*)
3.14 Landings into UK ports by UK vessels: 2008 to 2012 (101 KB) (*)
3.14a Landings into major ports in England by UK vessels: 2012 (101 KB) (*)
3.14b Landings into major ports in Wales by UK vessels: 2012 (41 KB) (*)
3.14c Landings into major ports in Scotland by UK vessels: 2012 (93 KB) (*)
3.14d Landings into major ports in Northern Ireland by UK vessels: 2012 (46 KB) (*)
3.15 Landings abroad by UK vessels by country of landing: 2012 (79 KB) (*)
3.16 Landings into the UK by foreign vessels by vessel nationality: 2012 (72 KB) (*)
3.17 Average price of fish landed by UK vessels into the UK: 1938 to 2012 (57 KB) (*)
3.18 Proportion of total landings by UK vessels into the UK and abroad from a sustainable source: 2001 to 2011 (32 KB) (*)

Underlying data sets (updated 31 October 2013)

The following data sets provide full information on landings, both quantity and values, by vessel length (such as 10 metres and under and over 10 metre vessels), gear grouping and species and:

The data set providing information on the effort of over 10 metre vessels, both days at sea and kilowatt days, by ICES rectangle and gear grouping, has been delayed. We hope to resolve the issues shortly and will release the data set as soon as possible.

Contact information

Statistics and Analysis Team
Marine Management Organisation
Area 8C
9 Millbank
c/o Nobel House
17 Smith Square
London
SW1P 3JR

Tel: 020 7979 8573
Fax: 020 7270 8072
Email: statistics@
marinemanagement.org.uk

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