This is an archived release.
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.
|2015-2016||2015-2016||Change, per cent|
|Persons||Per cent||2014-2015 - 2015-2016||2011-2012 - 2015-2016|
|Persons listed in the Register of Hunters||482 988||100.0||2.1||7.9|
|Persons buying hunting licence fee||198 541||100.0||-0.4||0.0|
|Persons passed hunting test||13 899||100.0||2.4||8.5|
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.