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Theme Fisheries and Aquaculture
Code F-FS-3.1
Sub-theme Sustainable livelihoods and food security.
Name Proportion of households engaged in fisheries subsistence (%)
Definition Fisheries subsistence is where fish, invertebrates or crustaceans are caught or cultured for the purpose of sharing or consumption directly by the families and kin of the fishers.
Calculation/Formula Number of households engaged in fisheries subsistence / Total number of households x 100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale To quantify the significance of fisheries for food security. To measure participation in subsistence fisheries.
Policy Linkages MDG poverty and hunger. National Development plans. Link to F.3.1.
Preferred Data Sources Census
Census - HIES - DHS tag Census
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5-10 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management CFP
SPC Programme FAME
Link to SPC Division Plan CFP.2. and CFP.3.
Numerator Number of households engaged in fisheries subsistence
Denominator Total number of households
Factor x 100
Unit %