This is an archived release.
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.
|2013-2014||2013-2014||Change, per cent|
|Persons||Per cent||2012-2013 - 2013-2014||2009-2010 - 2013-2014|
|Persons listed in the Register of Hunters||464 176||100.0||1.8||7.9|
|Persons buying hunting licence fee||194 679||100.0||1.8||0.3|
|Persons passed hunting test||12 558||100.0||1.6||-5.4|
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.