- ANZSIC codes
annual export earnings (updated Dec annually)
of core production workers are managed
of core processing workers are managed
What is the seafood sector?
The seafood sector includes deep sea and inshore fisheries, aquaculture, seafood processing and wholesaling, and ship and boat building and repair.
This information expands on and interprets our data visualisation for all sectors, which can be filtered by sector and parts of it, like processing or production.
How many work in seafood?
Designation workforce counts won't necessarily sum to the total - some people may work in more than one designation. The total indicates the overall unique average number of people who work in the sector.
Seasonal change: Workforce over a year
Our data visualisations show average workforce counts across a year for the seafood sector.
Roles and skill levels
MPI and NZIER's report 'The food and fibre workforce: Data on its size and composition' from June 2022 sets out the proportion of managers, semi-autonomous and managed staff in the seafood sector.