commercial fisherman job safety statistics

Commercial Fisherman Job Statistics

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Fisherman Job Safety and Death StatisticsData
Number of commercial fishermen that died between (2000-2016)817
Number of fisherman who died in Alaska in 20150
Percent of all fatalities that occurred after a vessel was damaged51 %
Percent of fatalities that occurred when a fisherman fell overboard31 %
Percent of fatalities that resulted from an injury on-board10 %
Percent of fatalities that occurred while driving onshore or from onshore injuries7 %
Fishing Industry StatisticsData
Average amount of seafood harvested in the U.S. annually8,000,000,000 lbs
Average annual revenue from the seafood industry$4,400,000,000
Approximate number of seafood harvesting operations in the U.S.116,000
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Demographics of Fisherman Worker / AnglerPercent
By Sex 
Females27%
Males73%
By Age 
16 and 173%
18 to 248%
25 to 3419%
35 to 4418%
45 to 5422%
55 to 6418%
65 and older12%
By Education 
No High School Degree11%
High School Degree32%
Some College26%
College Graduate19%
Some Post Graduate Schooling12%
By Race 
White86%
African American7%
Asian American2%
Other5%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Statistic Brain Research Institute, Census Bureau, CDC
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 20, 2017

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