Scientific Cooperation to Support Responsible Fisheries in the Adriatic Sea

Country Fishery Information: MONTENEGRO

 

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MONTENEGRO

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GENERAL STATISTICS

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Area (kmq)

14026

geographic coordinates

42 26N, 19 14E

coastline (km)

199

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GENERAL ECONOMIC DATA

 

population (millions 2002 est.)*

10.5

annual population growth rate (1975-2002)*

0.5%

gross domestic product (GDP per capita annual growth rate) (1990-2002)*

2.2%
(on a period shorter than that specified)

education index, 2004* 

n.a.

human development index (HDI) value, 2002*

n.a.

urban population (as % of total) 2002*

51.8

infant mortality rate (per 1.000 live births) 2002*

16

internet users (per 1.000 people) 2002**

60

personal computers (per 1.000 people) 2002 est.**

27

agriculture, value added (% of GDP) 2005 est.**

10

industry, value added (% of GDP) 2005 est.**

21

services, etc., value added (% of GDP)2005 est.**

69

 
The Republic of Montenegro is situated on the western part of Balkan peninsula, covering the area of 14 026 km2. The Montenegrin coast makes up part of the eastern edge of the South Adriatic depression. The total length of the coast is 293.5 km. The length of the continental coastline is 281.9 km, 176.2 km are open sea, the coastline of Boka Kotorska Bay is 105.7 km. The remaining 11.1 km belongs to several uninhabited islets.

Fishing Montenegro is primarily marine fisheries. Montenegro lies in the FAO-GFCM Geographical Sub Area 18.

The total fishery production estimated in Montenegro in 2006 was about 900 tonnes. The marine catch in 2006 is estimated at about 900 tonnes, while the aquaculture output was about 11 tonnes.

FISHERIES DATA

 

total fisheries production (t) 2006***

911

capture production (t) 2006***

900

aquaculture production (t) 2006***

11

per caput fish supply (kg/year, 2003-2005)***

4.1

production (tonnes in live weight) 2003-2005***

6339

non-food uses (tonnes in live weight) 2003-2005***

1

imports (tonnes in live weight) 2003-2005***

36831

exports (tonnes in live weight) 2003-2005***

391

food supply (tonnes in live weight) 2003-2005***

42779

imports (US$ 1.000) 2006***

69927

exports (US$ 1.000) 2006***

3043

net balance 2006***

-66884

fishery exports as a percentage of agricultural exports (%) 2003***

5.6

fishery exports as a percentage of total merchandise exports (%) 2006***

0.0
*UNDP. Human Development Report
**The World Bank
***FAO Yearbook of Fishery Statistics - 2003



Source: FAO FISHSTAT

 OTHER RESOURCES

FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information Systems of:

   
- Albania FAO Fisheries Country Profile
- Croatia DG Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
- Italy FAO FISHSTAT Plus
- Montenegro FAO Yearbooks of Fishery Statistics
- Slovenia    
Serbia and Montenegro Statistical Office
 

 

 

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