Field Detail
Theme Human Development
Code HD-CUL-2.2
Sub-theme Culture
Name Proportion of people fishing with traditional tools/methods (spear)
Definition Traditional methods defined as spearfishing
Calculation/Formula Total number of people spear fishing / Total number of people fishing x 100
Unit of Measure %
Range (eg Age) 15+ years
Assumptions That fishing using traditional tools are well defined, classified and adequately recorded and coded during data collection and processing
Limitations This question is not included in Census, however a broader question on fishing using any tools is usually asked in censuses
Intended Direction of change Increase
Purpose/Rationale Measures participation in culture and vitality of marine food production using cultural tools
Policy Linkages Employment policies, cultural policies and tourism promotion policies, and trade policies
Preferred Data Sources Well-being Survey
Alternative_Data Sources Household surveys
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5-10 years
Other agencies countries_ must report to: UNESCO
SPC Responsibility - Data Management SDP
Means of Verification (outside NSO system) Agriculture or Culture officials, employment and trade officials
SPC Programme HDP
Numerator Total number of people spear fishing
Denominator Total number of people fishing
Factor x 100
Unit %