Vissers, jagers, vallenzetters en verzamelaars, voor zelfvoorziening


ISCO 08 Code 634        Subsistence fishers, hunters, trappers and gatherers

Lead Statement
Subsistence fishers, hunters, trappers and gatherers gather wild fruits, medicinal and other plants, hunt and trap animals, catch fish and gather various forms of aquatic life in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their households

Task statement

  • Tasks performed usually include gathering wild fruits, roots, medicinal and other plants;
  • hunting or trapping animals mainly to obtain meat, milk, hair, skin or other products;
  • fetching water and gathering firewood;
  • catching fish and gathering other forms of aquatic life;
  • storing or carrying out some processing of their produce; building and maintaining houses and other shelters;
  • making tools, clothes and utensils for use by the household;
  • selling some products at local markets.

(NCvB; April 2010)