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Dimension: Number of commercial and subsistence fishers
Type: Quantity
Unit: Number
Key: Commercial and subsistence fishers
Type: Commodity
More info: Commercial fishers catch, harvest, bread and cultivate fish and other forms of aquatic life, or hunt and trap aquatic organisms, for sale or delivery, on a regular basis, of the animals or animal products to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations or at markets.
Subsistence fishers catch fish and other forms of aquatic life in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their household
Key: Fishers' gender
Type: Commodity
Code system: Letter code: M= male F= female
Key: Working time categories
Type: Temporal
Scale: Full-time: fishers receiving at least 90% of their livelihood from fishing of spending at least 90% of their working time in that occupation
Scale: Part-time: fishers receiving at least 30%, but less than 90% of their livelihood from fishing or spending at least 30% but less than 90% of their working time in that occupation
Scale: Occasional: fishers receiving under 30% of their livelihood from fishing or spending under 30% of their working time in that occupation
Code system: None
Key: Occupational categories
Type: Commodity
More info: Occupational categories (Aquatic-life cultivation workers, inland and coastal waters fishery workers, deep-sea fishery workers and hunters and trappers) contained in the ILO International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-88)
Code system: The data are coded using the ILO International Standard Classification of Occupations, ISCO-88
Aggregation: Major groups (i.e. Skilled agricultural and fishery workers)
Aggregation: Sub-Major groups (i.e. Market-oriented skilled agricultural and fishery workers)
Aggregation: Minor groups (i.e. Fishery workers, hunters and trappers)
Aggregation: Unit groups (i.e. aquatic-life cultivation workers, etc.)
Key: Country or Area
Type: Geographic
More info: The term also covers territories, cities, land areas, as well as provinces, districts, enclaves, exclaves and other parts of territories or combinations of countries or areas
Code system: FAO multilingual code of not more than twelve characters used for statistical purposes
Code system: Country or area names in English, French or Spanish
Code system: ISO 3-alpha code
Code system: ISO 2-alpha code
Code system: UN three digit numerical code
Aggregation: Continents
Aggregation: continents and regions (each continent is divided into economic regions)
Aggregation: Economic class (developed countries; developing countries)
Aggregation: Economic groups (developing countries; transition markets; industrialized countries)
 
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