Overall, the fishing sector offers employment opportunities for almost 5,000 people living in the territory under the jurisdiction of the FLAG CAG of Chioggia and Po Delta.
Source: Agriteco based on data (2010) Sistar (Veneto Region), CCIA of Venice, CCIA of Rovigo and Urbistat.
The numbers make it clear how fishing and aquaculture activities represent a leading resource to be protected and sustained with constancy and attention, within our territory:
57.5% - Boats operating in the coastal strip of the CAG Chioggia and Po Delta of the total of those operating along the Venetian coast (consisting of the territories of the municipalities of: S. Michele al Tagliamento, Caorle, Eraclea, Jesolo, Venice, Chioggia, Rosolina, Porto Viro and Porto Tolle).
87% - Employees in the fishing and aquaculture supply chain in our area of competence of the total number of employees in the Veneto coastal municipalities.
84.2% - companies operating in the fishing and aquaculture supply chain in our territory out of the total number of companies in the same sector in the Veneto coastal municipalities.
67.8% - fishery products belonging to the CAG area with respect to the total production of the Veneto Region.
3.3% - number of fishing boats used in the CAG territory referred to the number of boats nationally (2010 data)