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Non-harvest mortality of cervids

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Key figures

10 827

cervids perished or were killed beyond ordinary hunting in the hunting year 2016/17

Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids
NumberChange in per cent
2016-20172015-2016 - 2016-20172012-2013 - 2016-2017
Total10 82721.118.9
Moose
Animals killed by vehicle8801.0-21.3
Animals killed by train474-2.1-21.8
Animals killed by other causes1 46317.217.5
Red deer
Animals killed by vehicle83236.629.2
Animals killed by train4136.72.5
Animals killed by other causes58630.823.1
Wild reindeer
Animals killed by vehicle2.0.0
Animals killed by train0-100.0.
Animals killed by other causes409330.5702.0
Roe deer
Animals killed by vehicle4 93417.728.0
Animals killed by train15639.35.4
Animals killed by other causes1 05023.214.3

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Table 1 
Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids, by causes. 2005/06-2009/10

Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids, by causes. 2005/06-2009/10
Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids
Animals, totalMooseRed deerWild reindeerRoe deer
2012-20139 1042 9691 160534 922
2013-20148 4522 6741 166574 555
2014-20158 7502 7771 293224 658
2015-20168 9412 6031 087965 155
2016-201710 8272 8171 4594116 140
Animals killed as nuisance
2012-2013702415031
2013-201450221909
2014-201534141109
2015-201667249034
2016-20171302063047
Animals felled as self-defence
2012-20131651001
2013-20141514100
2014-20151615100
2015-2016541010034
2016-20176599047
Animals felled illegally
2012-201347172406
2013-201451182508
2014-2015391116111
2015-201633111804
2016-2017431414015
Animals killed by vehicle
2012-20135 6191 11864423 855
2013-20145 24593468943 618
2014-20155 50395473923 808
2015-20165 67187160904 191
2016-20176 64888083224 934
Animals killed by train
2012-2013794606400148
2013-2014644424540166
2014-2015655485420128
2015-2016627484301112
2016-2017671474410156
Animals killed by other causes
2012-20132 5141 18942251852
2013-20142 4311 26536853745
2014-20152 4891 30247419694
2015-20162 4891 20341195780
2016-20173 2701 420500409941

Table 2 
Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids. Killed by motor vehicle or train, by county

Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids. Killed by motor vehicle or train, by county
TotalMooseRed deerWild reindeerRoe deer
2004-20056 2261 762701113 752
2005-20066 4711 91363573 916
2006-20076 2641 97173743 552
2007-20087 0072 094873114 029
2008-20097 4872 37380864 300
2009-20107 2792 16874134 367
2010-20117 0302 23773224 059
2011-20125 7641 66874143 351
2012-20136 4131 72468424 003
2013-20145 8891 35874343 784
2014-20156 1581 43978123 936
2015-20166 2981 35563914 303
2016-20177 3191 35487325 090
County
Østfold7195022665
Akershus6368600550
Oslo3910038
Hedmark1 076301160759
Oppland488121351331
Buskerud37169110291
Vestfold249540240
Telemark31030100270
Aust-Agder2842450255
Vest-Agder155820145
Rogaland1950290166
Hordaland2021187014
Sogn og Fjordane190018901
Møre og Romsdal70542730428
Sør-Trøndelag6891391021447
Nord-Trøndelag52917670346
Nordland39225710134
Troms - Romsa6864004
Finnmark - Finnmárku2418006

Table 3 
Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids, by county and cause

Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids, by county and cause
TotalMooseRed deerWild reindeerRoe deer
2004-20058 5892 9351 254464 354
2005-20069 9443 1571 1793355 273
2006-20078 8753 1331 201594 482
2007-20089 5293 2271 490654 747
2008-200910 1553 6481 289345 184
2009-201010 6363 5571 529265 524
2010-201110 6043 7651 684225 133
2011-20128 3592 9581 343284 030
2012-20139 1042 9691 160534 922
2013-20148 4522 6741 166574 555
2014-20158 7502 7771 293224 658
2015-20168 9412 6031 087965 155
2016-201710 8272 8171 4594116 140
2016-2017
Østfold8939670790
Akershus83416910664
Oslo7120069
Hedmark1 3444642811841
Oppland718266589385
Buskerud5031281312350
Vestfold3233360284
Telemark81511718349331
Aust-Agder4319972323
Vest-Agder2274050182
Rogaland3447552280
Hordaland3425314419
Sogn og Fjordane4103383195
Møre og Romsdal897183900489
Sør-Trøndelag1 0113151483545
Nord-Trøndelag826393220411
Nordland63847840156
Troms - Romsa134127007
Finnmark - Finnmárku6657009
 
Cause
 
Animals killed as nuisance1302063047
Animals felled as self-defence6599047
Animals felled illegally431414015
Animals killed by vehicle6 64888083224 934
Animals killed by train671474410156
Animals killed by other causes3 2701 420500409941

About the statistics

The statistics show the number of moose, red-deer, wild reindeer and roe-deer that perished or was killed beyond ordinary hunting.

Definitions

Definitions of the main concepts and variables

Cervids

Cervids includes moose (Alces alces), red deer (Cervus elaphus), wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus).

Registered non-harvest mortality of cervids

The number of moose, red-deer, wild reindeer and roe-deer that perish or are felled beyond ordinary hunting.

The hunting year
One hunting year runs from 1 April to 31 March the following year.

Standard classifications

Classification of registered non-harvest mortality of cervids and large carnivores, by cause

Classification of cervids after age and sex

Administrative information

Name and topic

Name: Non-harvest mortality of cervids
Topic: Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing

Next release

Responsible division

Division for Primary Industry Statistics

Regional level

Municipality.

Frequency and timeliness

Annual.

International reporting

Not relevant

Microdata

Edited data sets are stored at Statistics Norway.

Background

Background and purpose

The purpose of the statistics is to provide information at municipality level on the reduction of deer outside ordinary hunting. Statistics are provided dating back to the hunting year 1965/66. Until 1951, the reduction outside ordinary hunting was included in the ordinary hunting statistics.

Users and applications

The statistics are compiled for the Norwegian Enviroment Agency and serve as an important tool in the local and national management of deer stocks. Public agencies (ministries, counties, municipalities) and research institutes use the statistics. Other important user groups include professional publications and hunters.

Equal treatment of users

No external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 8 am. Prior to this, a minimum of three months' advance notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar. This is one of Statistics Norway’s key principles for ensuring that all users are treated equally.

Coherence with other statistics

Statistics on the registered mortality of large carnivores and eagles are published annually.

Legal authority

The Wildlife Act and the Statistics Act § 2-1.

EEA reference

Not relevant

Production

Population

The statistics cover killed game reported to the municipal wildlife management department. In general, all reductions of deer outside ordinary hunting must be reported, but for various reasons this is not always done. The combined data can consequently be viewed as minimum figures.

Data sources and sampling

The statistics are based on reports from municipal wildlife management departments.

Collection of data, editing and estimations

The municipalities report to Statistics Norway via the Internet.

Regular controls and revisions are carried out on the incoming material. The forms are checked for absolute and possible errors, and errors are corrected during the revision of the forms. Where necessary, the municipal and county authorities are contacted to clarify cases of doubt.

The number of killed animals is summarised and distributed by municipality.

Seasonal adjustment

Not relevant

Confidentiality

Not relevant

Comparability over time and space

Breaks in the time series have not occurred since the statistics were started for the hunting year 1965/66. Starting with the hunting year 1990/91, the data were broken down by male animal, female animal and calf.

Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

It can be difficult to determine the sex and age of animals that have been dead for a long time before they are found. In such cases the municipal wildlife management department must use its judgement.

Reporting to Statistics Norway is compulsory for all municipalities. Statistics Norway and the county management remind municipalities that have not forwarded the reports within the time limit. In that way all municipalities are covered.

Revision

Not relevant

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