- % Contribution to GDP: 1.42 (1995) at constant prices.
- Fishing Area: EEZ (20400 km2); Shelf (845 km2).
- Fishermen: 350 on St. Kitts (about 46% full-time); 300 on Nevis (about 70% full-time).
- Landing sites: 11 on St. Kitts and 8 on Nevis.
- Fish Imports: 1221 MT/1.1US $ M (1992)
- Fish Exports: 30 MT/0.18 US$ M (1992)
- Fish vendors/hawkers: 15 (St. Kitts) 0 (Nevis)
- Fish processors: 1 (St. Kitts) 1 (Nevis)
- Importers: 3 (St. Kitts) 1 (Nevis)
- Exporters: 4 (St. Kitts) 2 (Nevis) Significant quantities are exported by the Nevis Fishermen's Cooperative. On Nevis, 3 other persons occasionally export lobster to Guadaloupe.
- Subsidies: Duty-free concessions on boats, engines, fishing gear and other related supplies. There is no rebate on marine fuel.
- On St. Kitts there are five major sites which account for nearly 70% of the total of the vessels. To accommodate an
expansion of the cruise ship pier in Basseterre, a new fisheries landing site with a breakwater was created farther
down the beach and a building for gear storage and fish marketing was erected.
- The largest landing area in Nevis is adjacent to the Fisheries Complex in Charlestown. This facility provides gear
and equipment, ice and walk-in freezers, outboard motor repairs, fish processing, and stalls for marketing the fish.