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One in five men registered as a hunter
statistikk
2016-04-06T10:00:00.000Z
Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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jegerreg, Registered hunters, hunting licence fee, disused hunting test, foreign huntersHunting , Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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Hunting licence fee 2015/2016. Fewer paid the hunting licence fee.

Registered hunters2015/2016

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One in five men registered as a hunter

In total, 483 000 Norwegian hunters were registered in the official Register of hunters at the end of the hunting year 2015/2016. Women accounted for 13 per cent.

Register of hunters
2015-20162015-2016Change, per cent
PersonsPer cent2014-2015 - 2015-20162011-2012 - 2015-2016
Persons listed in the Register of Hunters482 988100.02.17.9
Males419 64486.91.76.3
Females63 34413.15.020.3
Persons buying hunting licence fee198 541100.0-0.40.0
Males182 67892.0-0.8-0.9
Females15 8638.04.711.7
Persons passed hunting test13 899100.02.48.5
Males10 52375.71.13.6
Females3 37624.36.737.4

In total, 483 000 Norwegian hunters were registered in the official Register of hunters at the end of the hunting year 2015/2016, of which 420 000 were men and 63 000 were women. Since the hunting year 2014/2015, the number of hunters has increased by 9 900, and by 86 400 over the past ten years.

15 900 women paid the licence fee

Of the 200 600 persons paying the licence fee, 198 500 were Norwegian. A total of 15 900 of the Norwegian hunters were women. For Norway as a whole, 9 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2015/2016.

One in four new hunters were women

A total of 13 900 persons passed the hunting test in 2015/2016, which is 300 more than the year before. Women accounted for 24 per cent of all those who passed the hunting test.

Four in ten foreign hunters were Danish

A total of 2 100 foreign hunters paid the Norwegian hunting licence fee. Of the foreign hunters, 40 per cent were from Denmark, 26 per cent from Sweden and 14 per cent from Germany.