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Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing per 1000: 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 per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iceland $164.67 Thousand US dollars 2009
2 Norway $33.03 Thousand US dollars 2009
3 Denmark $20.50 Thousand US dollars 2009
4 Canada $17.52 Thousand US dollars 2009
5 Japan $15.56 Thousand US dollars 2009
6 South Korea $15.29 Thousand US dollars 2009
7 Spain $9.27 Thousand US dollars 2009
8 New Zealand $8.94 Thousand US dollars 2009
9 Greece $7.05 Thousand US dollars 2009
10 United States $6.94 Thousand US dollars 2009
11 Ireland $6.60 Thousand US dollars 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $6.57 Thousand US dollars 2009
12 Sweden $4.47 Thousand US dollars 2009
13 Finland $4.38 Thousand US dollars 2009
14 Australia $4.13 Thousand US dollars 2009
15 Portugal $2.76 Thousand US dollars 2009
16 Italy $1.98 Thousand US dollars 2009
17 Turkey $1.88 Thousand US dollars 2009
18 United Kingdom $1.86 Thousand US dollars 2009
19 France $1.76 Thousand US dollars 2009
20 Netherlands $1.29 Thousand US dollars 2009
21 Mexico $0.77 Thousand US dollars 2009
22 Belgium $0.72 Thousand US dollars 2009
23 Germany $0.38 Thousand US dollars 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Support and aid > Government support for fishing > Government financial transfers to fishing per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Country statistical profiles 2009. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. 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-per-1000

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