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FISHERIES STATISTICS

19. Historical Review-(b) Number and Value of Vessels and Boats engaged in the Fisheries of Canada, together with the Value of Fishing Material used for the years 1880, 1885, 1890, 1895 and 1900 to 1921

Year

Vessels

Boats

Value

of Nets

and

Seines

Value,

of other

Fishing

Material

Total

Capital

Invested

Number

Tonnage

Value

Number

Value

 

 

 

$

 

$

$

6

$

1880    

1,181

45,323

1,814,688

25,266

716,352

985,978

419,564

3,936,582

1885    

1,177

48,728

2,021,633

28,472

852,257

1,219,284

2,604,285

6,697,459

1890    

1,069

43,084

2,152,790

29,803

924,346

1,695,358

2,600,147

7,372,641

1895    

1,121

37,829

2.318,290

34,268

1.014.057

1,713,190

4,208,311

9,253,848

1900    

1,212

41,307

1,940,329

38,930

1,248,171

2,405,860

5.395,765

10,990,125

1901    

1,231

40,358

2,417,680

38,1S6

1,212,297

2,312,187

5,549,136

11,491,300

1902    

1,296

49,888

2,620,661

41,667

1,199,598

2,103,621

5,382.079

11,305,959

1903    

1,343

42,712

2,755,150

40,943

1,338.003

2,305,444

5,842,857

12,241,454

1904    

1,316

43,025

2,592,527

41,938

1,376,165

2,189,666

6,198,584

12,356,942

1905    

1,384

41,640

2,813,834

41,463

1,373,337

2,310,508

6,383,218

12,880,897

1906    

1,439

40,827

2,841,875

39,634

1,462,374

2,426,341

7,824,975

14,555,565

1907    

1,390

36,902

2,748,234

38,711

1,437,196

2,266,722

8,374,440

14,826,592

1908    

1,441

40,818

3,571,871

39,965

1,696,856

2,283,127

7,957,420

15,508,275

1909    

1,750

37,662

3,303,121

41,170

1,855,629

2,572,820

9,626,362

17,357.932

1910    

1,680

38,454

3,028,625

38,977

2,483,996

2,786,548

10,720,701

19,019,870

1911    

1,648

-

3,502,928

36,761

2,695,650

2,453,191

12,281,135

20,932,904

1912    

1,669

-

4.671,923

34,501

3,072,115

4,154,880

.12,489,541

24,388,459

1913    

1,992

-

4,445,259

37,686

3,834,178

3,423,110

15,761,486

27,464,033

1914    

1,892

-

4,390,660

39,144

3,957,912

3,313,581

13.071,009

24,733,162

1915    

1,984

-

4,594,504

38,536

4,345,954

3,544,087

13,371,030

25,85.5,575

1916   

1,965

-

5,267,724

40,105

4,829,793

4,485,269

14,146,176

28,728,962

1917    

1,533

-

6,268,946

42,689

5,770,464

5,347,497

29,756.218

47,143,125

1918    

1,417

-

8,790,888

38,726

7,059,638

6,174,967

40,196,370

60.221,863

1919    

1,373

-

7,768,160

36,434

7,470,095

6,312,245

33,026,526

54,577,026

1920    

1,228

-

8,316,071

30,522

7,859,999

6,697,214

27,532,194

50,405,478

1921    

1,145

-

6,326,803

31,747

7,379,606

6,112,142

25,850,926

45,669,477

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Comprises fish canning and curing establishments, small fish and smoke I ousel, freezers and ice-houses, fishing piers and wharves, lobster, salmon, and crab traps, weirs, trawls, and all other fishing material except "vessels," "boats," and "nets and seines."

19. Historical Review-(c) Number of Persons employed in the Fishing Industry for the years
1895 and 1900 to 1921

Year

Number of

Persons

in Canneries

and

Fish houses

Number of

Alen

in Vessels

Number of

Men

in Boats

Number of

Alen

Fishing,

not in

Boats,

Total

Number of

Fishermen

Total

Number of

Persons

in Fishing

Industry

1895    

13,030

9,804

61,530

-

71,334

84,364

1900    

18,205

9,205

71,859

-

81,064

99,269

1901    

15,315

9,148

69,142

-

78,290

93,605

1902    

13,563

9,123

68,678

-

77,801

91,364

1903    

14,018

9,304

69,830

-

79,134

93,152

1904    

13,981

9,236

68,109

-

77,345

91,326

1905    

14,037

9,366

73,505

-

82,871

96,908

1906    ~

12,317

8,458

67,646

-

76,104

88,421

1907    

11,442

8,089

63,165

-

71,254

82,696

1908    

13,753

8,550

62,520

-

71,070

84,823

1909    

21,694

7,931

60,732

-

68,663

90,357

1910    

24,978

8,521

60,089

-

68,610

93,588

1911    

25,206

9,056

56,870

-

65,926

91,132

1912    

23,327

9,076

56,005

-

65,081

88,408

1913    

26,893

10,525

61,251

-

71,776

98,669

1914    

24,559

9,400

60,554

-

69,954

94,513

1915    

27,320

9,541

65,321

-

74,862

102,182

1916    

25,680

9,192

60,432

-

69,624

95,304

1917    

22,732

8,946

62,700

744

72,390

95,122

1918    

18,554

8,668

58,110

1,738

68,516

87,070

1919    

18,356

8,908

56,280

2,616

67,804

86,160

1920    

18,499

7,918

47,418

1,861

57,197

75,696

1921    

14,104

6,899

46,580

1,751

55,230

69,334

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Previous to 1917 included with "number of men in boats."


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