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2001 - NUMBER OF FISHERMEN BY CATEGORY BY PROVINCE AND REGION
PROVINCE REGION CORE NON-CORE TOTAL
Nova Scotia MARITIMES 2,880 8,779 11,659
  Gulf 658 1,724 2,382
New Brunswick MARITIMES 358 1,376 1,734
  Gulf 1,310 3,895 5,205
P.E.I. Gulf 1,318 3,335 4,653
Québec Québec 1,100 214 1,314
Newfoundland Newfoundland 4,057 10,328 14,385
Total Atlantic   11,681 29,651 41,332

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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