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Registered hunters2010/2011



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A total of 198 600 persons paid the hunting licence fee for the hunting year 2010/2011; an increase of 2 100.

Share of female first-time hunters

Male hunters as per cent of male population

Of the 198 600 hunters paying the licence fee, 195 500 persons lived in Norway. A total of 13 700 of the 195 500 hunters living in Norway were women; an increase of 600. For Norway as a whole, 9 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2010/2011.

Fewer hunters passed the hunting test

All first-time hunters have to pass a hunting test before they start hunting. A total of 12 000 persons passed the hunting test in the hunting year 2010/2011. Women accounted for 20 per cent of these.

Most foreign hunters are Nordic

A total of 2 940 hunters resident abroad paid a hunting licence fee to Norway; 660 of these were Norwegians living abroad. Of the foreign hunters, 31 per cent were from Denmark and 20 per cent were from Sweden.

A total of 445 200 persons are registered in the official Register of hunters, 6 600 of which are foreign nationals.