This is an archived release.
More female hunters
A total of 198 600 persons paid the hunting licence fee for the hunting year 2010/2011; an increase of 2 100.
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.
- Table 1 Hunters buying hunting licence fee. 1995/1996-2010/2011
- Table 2 Hunters passed hunting test. 1998/1999-2010/2011
- Table 3 Hunters by age and sex. 2010/2011
- Table 4 Hunters by county of residence. 2010/2011
- Table 5 Hunters as per cent of population over 16 years, by county of residence
- Table 6 Persons listed in the Register of Hunters
- Table 7 Hunters living abroad buying hunting licence fee in Norway. 2006/2007 - 2010/2011