Fisheries

Fishing families

District 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Trincomalee 876 900 16,673 8,123 12,300 13,562 14,620 15,850

Fishermen Co-Operative Societies

D.F.E.O. Division No.of Registered Co-operative Societies No.of members in Fisheries Co-operative Societies
  2003   2004 2005 2006   2007 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Trincomalee 76   76 91 119   121 6,841 6,841 9,003 113,400 113,600

Number of Beneficiaries under Fisheremen pension scheme

DFEO Division No.of Fishermen benefited under pension scheme No.of Fishermen  received pension No.of Fishermen paying premium on installment  basic
Trincomalee 1,871 120 1,751

Fresh fish production in coastal fisheries

DFEO Division 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Trincomalee 14,730 13,540 14,790 14,600   4,490 8,290 6,273 7,050

Dried fish production

DFEO Division DRIED FISH  PRODUCTION
  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Trincomalee NA NA NA 619 NA NA NA

Number of Certs in operation

D.F.E.O Division Total Crafts In board Multiday In board one day Out Board FRP Traditional Mechanized Traditional Non Mechanized Madel
Trincomalee 5,389 130 70 2,369 5 2,664 151

ICE plants and production

D.F.E.O / District Plants(nos) Capacity  (tons/day)
Trincomalee 3 22

Distribution of fishing population

D.F.E.O Division Families Population Active Fishermen Affected Families
Trincomalee 15,850 63,400 18,560 7,823
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