This is an archived release.
One of ten men paid hunting licence fee
For Norway as a whole, a total of 196 300 persons paid the hunting licence fee for the hunting year 2008/2009. This is 2 000 more than the year before. 10 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2008/2009.
Of the 196 300 hunters paying licence fee, 193 200 persons lived in Norway and 3 100 lived abroad. 13 100 of the 193 200 hunters living in Norway were women. The share of female hunters increases slightly, and has doubled in ten years.
A total of 427 500 persons are registered in the official Register of Hunters. 7 100 of these are foreigners.
More hunters passed the hunting test
12 200 persons passed the hunting test in the hunting year 2008/2009. Women accounted for 22 per cent of these.
For Norway as a whole, 10 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2008/2009.
7 og 10 foreign hunters are Nordic
3 100 hunters resident abroad hunters paid hunting licence fee to Norway. 680 of these were Norwegians living abroad. 70 per cent of the foreign hunters came from other Nordic countries. 43 per cent of the foreign hunters were from Denmark, 24 per cent were from Sweden and 15 per cent were from Germany.
- Table 1 Hunters buying hunting licence fee. 1995/1996-2008/2009
- Table 2 Hunters passed hunting test. 1998/1999-2008/2009
- Table 3 Hunters, by age and sex. 2008/2009
- Table 4 Hunters by county of residence. 2008/2009
- 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. 2004/2005-2008/2009