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2000 - NUMBER OF FISHERMEN BY CATEGORY BY PROVINCE AND REGION
PROVINCE REGION CORE NON-CORE TOTAL
Nova Scotia MARITIMES 2,892 8,718 11,610
  Gulf 663 1,731 2,394
New Brunswick MARITIMES 357 1,388 1,745
  Gulf 1,360 3,921 5,281
P.E.I. Gulf 1,331 3,324 4,655
Québec Québec 1,113 267 1,380
Newfoundland Newfoundland 4,271 9,831 14,102
Total Atlantic   11,987 29,180 41,167

1 Quebec and Newfoundland regions register only those fishers who hold a professionalization certificate.
Crew members are registered by the province. In Newfoundland, this adds approximately 4,500 individuals.
Estimated number of crew in Quebec region is 2,000.

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