Commercial fisheries

Fishing is an important industry in Denmark. There are about 2,700 fishing vessels, crewed by approximately 1,900. There are about 8,000 people employed in the fishing industry as a whole.

The total annual catch value is approximately DKK 3.0 billion (€ 0.4 billion). The value of exported fishery products (incl. products based on imported raw material) is DKK 20.5 billion (€ 2.7 billion).