The business community in Steigen is primarily built on the traditional trades of agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture. The aquaculture industry is undeniably Steigen’s business driver. It is responsible for most of the value creation and contributes to the majority of new jobs and positive population growth. The aquaculture industry also has a large ripple effect on the establishment of the service and supply industry.
At the same time, the traditional primary industries will continue to be important businesses ensuring good and sustainable value creation in the coming years. The potential for developing the tourism industry in Steigen is immense.