Approved statistics (Article 18 of the Statistics Act and Article 24 of the Enforcement Decree, Approval No. 123023)
To provide basic data necessary for making fishery policies, making decisions on the management of fishery households and making fishery-related negotiations by surveying major species of fish culture, fish culture facilities, the amount of planted fry, production and the amount of inputted feed
Fishery households and businesses in the country which produce fish culture at fish culture facilities on the sea and land
Survey Unit and Target Population Size
Fishery households or businesses (around 1,800 units)
Survey Reference Period and Date
Current sector: 1st to the last day of each month
Half-annual sector: First half (last day of June), second half (last day of December)
Current sector: 1st to 15th day of each month
Half-annual sector: First half (July 1st to 20th), second half (January 1 to 20th day of the following year)
May 2003: Carried out a pilot survey to grasp the production of fish culture by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
April 2004: Approved the survey titled "Survey of Fish Culture Production Facilities" as official government statistics
Sep. 2005: The survey title was changed from the Survey of Fish Culture Production Facilities to the Survey on the Status of Fish Culture.
2006: The survey periodicity was changed from annual to monthly. Published a survey outcome from April.
Oct. 2008: Changed the Korean survey title
2009: The survey frequency changed from monthly to quarterly.
2010: Changed the Korean title of the statistical production division
2011: The survey and publication frequency changed to be a half year basis.
2017: Changed the title of the statistical production division from the Agriculture and Fisheries Statistics Division to the Short-Term Agriculture and Fisheries Statistics Division
Method of Publication and URL
Media release, Statistics Korea webpage (https://kostat.go.kr), KOSIS (https://kosis.kr)