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Registered hunters2013/2014



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In total, 464 000 Norwegian hunters were registered in the official Register of hunters at the end of the hunting year 2013/2014. Over the past ten years, the number of registered hunters has increased by 85 000.

Register of hunters
2013-20142013-2014Change, per cent
PersonsPer cent2012-2013 - 2013-20142009-2010 - 2013-2014
Persons listed in the Register of Hunters464 176100.01.87.9
Males406 62887.61.56.4
Females57 54812.44.419.9
Persons buying hunting licence fee194 679100.01.80.3
Males180 39892.71.7-0.2
Females14 2817.32.76.0
Persons passed hunting test12 558100.01.6-5.4
Males9 83078.32.4-5.7
Females2 72821.7-1.1-0.8

More paid the hunting licence fee

In total, 194 700 paid the hunting licence fee for the hunting year 2013/2014. This is an increase of 3 400 compared to the previous hunting year. Slightly more than 7 per cent of the hunters that paid the hunting licence fee for 2013/2014 were women. A total of 14 300 female hunters living in Norway paid.

One in five first-time hunters was a woman

All first-time hunters have to pass a hunting test before they start hunting. A total of 12 600 persons passed the hunting test in the hunting year 2013/2014. Women accounted for 22 per cent of these.

Four in ten foreign hunters were Danish

A total of 2 200 foreign hunters paid a hunting licence fee to Norway. Of the foreign hunters, 42 per cent were from Denmark, 26 per cent from Sweden and 14 per cent from Germany.