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Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing, % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The time series, “Government financial transfers (GFT)” provides an indicator of the financial support received by the fisheries sector. GFT consists of direct revenue enhancing transfers (direct payments), transfers that reduce the operating costs, and the costs of general services provided to the fishing industry. These general services consist mainly of fishery protection services and fisheries management but also include the costs of local area weather forecasting and the costs of navigation and satellite surveillance systems designed to assist fishing fleets. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland 0.000433% 2009
2 South Korea 9.02e-05% 2009
3 Canada 4.42e-05% 2009
4 Norway 4.21e-05% 2009
5 Japan 3.94e-05% 2009
6 Denmark 3.65e-05% 2009
7 New Zealand 3.31e-05% 2009
8 Spain 2.92e-05% 2009
9 Greece 2.48e-05% 2009
10 Turkey 2.18e-05% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.64e-05% 2009
11 United States 1.53e-05% 2009
12 Ireland 1.31e-05% 2009
13 Portugal 1.25e-05% 2009
14 Sweden 1.02e-05% 2009
15 Mexico 1.01e-05% 2009
16 Finland 9.77e-06% 2009
17 Australia 9.74e-06% 2009
18 Italy 5.65e-06% 2009
19 United Kingdom 5.25e-06% 2009
20 France 4.34e-06% 2009
21 Netherlands 2.68e-06% 2009
22 Belgium 1.64e-06% 2009
23 Germany 9.32e-07% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Country statistical profiles 2009. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Support-and-aid/Government-support-for-fishing/Government-financial-transfers-to-fishing,-%-of-GDP

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