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Kim Normark Andersen
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Account Statistics for Fishery

The account statistic is relevant for the Ministry of Environment and Food, the AgriFish Agency, the fishing industry and researchers with interest in fishery economics. The statistics is used in the yearly report Economic Situation of the Danish Fishery, published by Department of Food and Resource Economics. Furthermore the data is used in the Fleet Economic Report to EU. Council Regulation no. 199/2008.

User Needs

Users of the statistics are The Ministry of Food Agriculture and Fisheries, The Danish Fisheries Agency and other administrative authorities, EU, Fishery Associations and enterprises related to fisheries for instance credit institutions. Research Institutes together with Danish and foreign students and researchers. Data from the statistics is used by the Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO) at the University of Copenhagen in the forecasting model for Economic Situation of the Danish Fishery (yearly report). Furthermore the data form the basis of the Report of economic data for Fishery to EU. Council Regulation no. 199/2008.

User Satisfaction

The statistic is produced by commission from the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. An advisory committee has been established for the purpose to attend the need of the users and to maintain the quality of the statistics. The committee includes representatives from The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, The Danish Fisheries Agency, Department of Food and Resource Economics and DTU/Aqua.

Data completeness rate

The account statistics is not sufficient for producing all variables in the Fleet Economic Report to EU. Transversal variables with information on fishing activity and catches by species, gear use, and area are produced and reported by DTU/AQUA.