16,000 full-time equivalents and 1.7 billion €.
The fishermen's catches are the backbone of a large sector with a significant footprint on the Danish economy.
Once the fisherman has caught the fish, it is landed in the port, processed and exported to near and far. Taking all these activities into account, the fisheries sector supports 16,000 full-time jobs and a GDP contribution of 1.7 billion €.
In 2017, the members of Danish Fishers PO accounted for more than 60 per cent of the gross turnover in Danish fisheries. The fishermen made a total turnover of 290 EUR.