Table 1: Demographic characteristics of the artisanal fishers in Pru District.

VariableCategoryFrequencyPercentage (%)

Age21–302117.5
31–403932.5
41–503226.7
51–601915.8
>6097.5

Marital statusMarried9175.8
Single2924.2

Formal educationNo formal education5243.3
Primary/junior high5243.2
Senior high school1613.3
Tertiary education00

Experience1–51310.8
6–103125.8
11–153630
16–202117.5
>201915.8

Household size1–54739.2
6–106150.8
>101210

Off-farm activitiesOff-farm3428.33
Nonfarm8671.67

Source: field survey, January 2015.