FishStatJ is a Windows and Mac application that anyone can use to access FAO’s Fisheries and Aquaculture statistics. They include datasets on production, trade and consumption. Data can be extracted and aggregated according to different level of details and international standard classifications. It consists of a main application and several workspaces that include the datasets.

Global production workspace:
  • Global Production by production source 1950-2018 (Release date: March 2020)
  • Capture Production 1950-2018 (Release date: March 2020)
  • Aquaculture Production (Quantities and values) 1950-2018 (Release date: March 2020)

Global commodities workspace:
  • Fisheries Commodities Production and Trade 1976-2017 (Release date: July 2019)

Fishery food balance sheets workspace:
  • Food balance sheets of fish and fishery products 1961-2013 (Release date: November 2017)
  • Total population 1961-2013 (Release date: November 2017)

Regional workspace:
  • CECAF (Eastern Central Atlantic) capture production 1970-2018 (Release date: July 2020)
  • GFCM (Mediterranean and Black Sea) capture production 1970-2018 (Release date: July 2020)
  • RECOFI capture production 1986-2018 (Release date: July 2020)
  • Southeast Atlantic Capture Production 1975-2018 (Release date: July 2020)

FishStatJ key features

  • datasets browsing, data mining and reporting
  • data querying, filtering, grouping and aggregation

Installing FishStatJ v4.00.15 (May 2020)

  1. Java is required. If needed, please download and install Java8 (Windows x64: jre-8u251-windows-x64.exe, Oracle registration).
  2. Download FishStatJ

In order to open the new 2020 workspace you need to install the latest version of FishStatJ.

Workspaces are downloaded directly from within the FishStatJ application menu Manage workspaces. Select the Workspace (one at the time) that you are interested in and click on Download to install it locally. When we publish a new workspace, you will see it available for download (in red) in the Workspace manager list.

FishStatJ help and assistance 

Statistics and Information Branch (FIAS)

Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla

Email: Fish-Statistics-Inquiries

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