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Portugal Government support for fishing Stats

Definitions

  • Government financial transfers to fishing: 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.
  • Government financial transfers to fishing per 1000: 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.
  • Government financial transfers to fishing, % of GDP: 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
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Government financial transfers to fishing $29,339.78 Thousand US dollars 2009 20th out of 23
Government financial transfers to fishing per 1000 $2.76 Thousand US dollars 2009 15th out of 23
Government financial transfers to fishing, % of GDP 1.25e-05% 2009 13th out of 23

SOURCES: OECD Country statistical profiles 2009; 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.; OECD Country statistical profiles 2009. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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