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Scottish Fisheries Statistics, 2004

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Table 2. Active Scottish based vessels, tonnage and power by overall length group and age group, 31st December 2004

10 metres
& under

>10 <15
metres

15<20
metres

20<25
metres

25<30
metres

30<35
metres

35 metres
& over

Total

Over 10
metres

Number

Under 10 years

207

25

23

28

17

5

27

332

125

10<15

204

24

10

8

7

2

1

256

52

15<20

244

59

24

30

18

1

6

382

138

20<25

217

38

25

22

6

0

10

318

101

25<30

160

24

23

11

6

0

3

227

67

30<35

95

46

53

8

6

4

1

213

118

35 years & over

145

35

48

5

4

3

6

246

101

Not known

390

19

7

1

0

2

1

420

30

Total

1662

270

213

113

64

17

55

2394

732

Average age (years)

21.6

23.8

26.5

18.3

18.1

21.9

15.5

21.9

22.5

Total tonnage

Under 10 years

1,032

590

3,239

6,197

6,238

2,707

41,341

61,345

60,312

10<15

732

377

948

1,476

1,873

587

465

6,458

5,726

15<20

820

1,022

2,601

5,074

4,359

375

3,095

17,346

16,526

20<25

833

633

2,348

3,176

1,163

0

5,126

13,279

12,446

25<30

614

340

1,479

1,497

1,086

0

1,171

6,186

5,573

30<35

415

641

2,897

995

1,040

798

377

7,163

6,748

35 years & over

477

533

2,050

512

576

738

2,206

7,092

6,615

Not known

1,189

284

647

57

0

487

2,194

4,858

3,669

Total

6,112

4,420

16,209

18,984

16,335

5,692

55,975

123,727

117,615

Average tonnage

4

16

76

169

255

347

996

60

162

Total power (kW)

Under 10 years

19,071

5,150

9,181

16,590

13,323

6,408

108,320

178,042

158,972

10<15

11,042

4,099

3,043

3,544

3,652

1,631

1,450

28,460

17,419

15<20

11,506

9,216

7,626

12,989

10,130

855

8,281

60,603

49,097

20<25

10,630

4,704

7,747

8,622

3,007

0

17,430

52,140

41,510

25<30

6,901

2,627

5,735

4,190

3,156

0

2,470

25,078

18,178

30<35

4,163

4,520

11,873

2,913

2,657

2,399

1,044

29,569

25,406

35 years & over

3,820

3,547

8,878

1,584

1,693

1,344

3,785

24,651

20,831

Not known

18,210

3,074

1,832

264

0

1249

5,060

29,688

11,479

Total

85,343

36,935

55,913

50,696

37,618

13,886

147,841

428,231

342,892

Average power

53

135

263

450

588

842

2644

202

472

Year on year tonnage comparisons should be made with caution, since these figures take no account of the phased replacement of GRT with GT during the period 1996-2003.

Chart 3. Scottish based vessels by type, 1988 to 2004

Chart 3. Scottish based vessels by type, 1988 to 2004

From the beginning of 1993 there was a requirement that all 10 metres and under vessels should be licensed.

Chart 4. Scottish based vessels, average length for Demersal, Pelagic and Shellfish vessels, 1990 to 2004

Chart 4. Scottish based vessels, average length for Demersal, Pelagic and Shellfish vessels, 1990 to 2004