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This dataset contains statistics on a series of indicators characterizing the fisheries and aquaculture sectors and the fisheries policies of individual countries and economies. It covers OECD member countries as well as a selection of non-member economies with important fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

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OECD statistics contact: TAD.contact@oecd.org

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The fisheries and aquaculture indicators are constructed from data annually collected for the Fisheries Committee (COFI) of the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate (TAD). Data are collected through national authorities, notably those in charge of fisheries management, and complemented with data sourced from FAO, Eurostat and UN COMTRADE.

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December, 2020

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The annual time unit normally used in fisheries statistics is the calendar or civil year, i.e. the period between 1 January and 31 December.

For exceptions, please see the individual notes.

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The statistical population is the group of OECD members and participating non-OECD economies.

In order to facilitate analysis and comparisons over time, historical data for OECD members have been provided over as long a period as possible, often even before a country became a member of the Organisation.

Information on the membership dates of all OECD countries can be found at OECD Ratification Dates.

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The fisheries and aquaculture indicators are disseminated on-line in the 'Fisheries and Aquaculture statistics' domain of OECD.Stat and in the biennial paper publication 'OECD Review of Fisheries, Policies and Summary Statistics'

Fish IndicatorsAbstract

This dataset contains statistics on a series of indicators characterizing the fisheries and aquaculture sectors and the fisheries policies of individual countries and economies. It covers OECD member countries as well as a selection of non-member economies with important fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

Contact person/organisation

OECD statistics contact: TAD.contact@oecd.org

Data source(s) used

The fisheries and aquaculture indicators are constructed from data annually collected for the Fisheries Committee (COFI) of the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate (TAD). Data are collected through national authorities, notably those in charge of fisheries management, and complemented with data sourced from FAO, Eurostat and UN COMTRADE.

Reference period

The annual time unit normally used in fisheries statistics is the calendar or civil year, i.e. the period between 1 January and 31 December.

For exceptions, please see the individual notes.

Date last updated

December, 2020

Statistical population

The statistical population is the group of OECD members and participating non-OECD economies.

In order to facilitate analysis and comparisons over time, historical data for OECD members have been provided over as long a period as possible, often even before a country became a member of the Organisation.

Information on the membership dates of all OECD countries can be found at OECD Ratification Dates.

Dissemination format(s)

The fisheries and aquaculture indicators are disseminated on-line in the 'Fisheries and Aquaculture statistics' domain of OECD.Stat and in the biennial paper publication 'OECD Review of Fisheries, Policies and Summary Statistics'