Wild Capture Workforce

A rising tide lifts all boats

Our industry is only as strong as our people. Understanding our people, their skills and training and their community is vital to building a strong and sustainable workforce, to put seafood on your table.

Data presented on this page comes from a variety of sources. The Tasmanian Seafood Industry workforce profile is a model based on DPIPWE licensing data and ABS census data and has been validated by industry.

For more information about our modelling and assumptions, please refer to the publications below.


Total value of production of Tasmanian Seafood

(ABARES Australian fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2019)

Workforce Publications and Reports