STATE PROFILE

State/U.T.

Coastal length (km)

Landing Centres

Fishing Villages

Fishermen Families

Traditional Fishermen Families

BPL Families

Fisher folk Population

West Bengal

158

59

188*

76,981

53,532

48,870

380,138

Odisha

480

73

813

114,238

87,541

56,279

605,514

Andhra Pradesh

974

353

555

163,427

161,039

159,101

605,428

Tamil Nadu

1076

407

573

192,697

185,465

127,245

802,912

Puducherry

45

25

40

14,271

14,248

10,998

54,627

Kerala

590

187

222

118,937

116,321

65,459

610,165

Karnataka

300

96

144

30,713

28,533

23,624

167,429

Goa

104

33

39

2,189

2,147

489

10,545

Maharashtra

720

152

456

81,492

74,203

15,509

386,259

Gujarat

1600

121

247

62,231

59,469

15,784

336,181

Daman & Diu

21

5

11

7,374

7,181

333

40,016


Coastal length (km)


Landing Centres


Fishing Villages


Fishermen Families


Traditional Fishermen Families

Source: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8998/1/India_report_full.pdf