commercial fisherman job safety statistics

Commercial Fisherman Job Statistics

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Fisherman Job Safety and Death Statistics Data
Number of commercial fishermen that died between (2000-2016) 817
Number of fisherman who died in Alaska in 2015 0
Percent of all fatalities that occurred after a vessel was damaged 51 %
Percent of fatalities that occurred when a fisherman fell overboard 31 %
Percent of fatalities that resulted from an injury on-board 10 %
Percent of fatalities that occurred while driving onshore or from onshore injuries 7 %
Fishing Industry Statistics Data
Average amount of seafood harvested in the U.S. annually 8,000,000,000 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 / Angler Percent
By Sex  
Females 27%
Males 73%
By Age  
16 and 17 3%
18 to 24 8%
25 to 34 19%
35 to 44 18%
45 to 54 22%
55 to 64 18%
65 and older 12%
By Education  
No High School Degree 11%
High School Degree 32%
Some College 26%
College Graduate 19%
Some Post Graduate Schooling 12%
By Race  
White 86%
African American 7%
Asian American 2%
Other 5%
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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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