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One in five first-time hunters was a woman
statistikk
2010-04-12T10:00:00.000Z
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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Registered hunters2009/2010

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One in five first-time hunters was a woman

A total of 196 500 persons paid the hunting licence fee for the hunting year 2009/2010. This is 200 more than the year before. Twenty per cent of the first-time hunters were women.

Share of female first-time hunters

Of the 196 300 hunters paying the licence fee, 193 400 persons lived in Norway and 3 100 lived abroad. A total of 13 400 of the 193 400 hunters living in Norway were women. For Norway as a whole, 9 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2009/2010.

More hunters passed the hunting test

All first-time hunters have to pass a hunting test before they start hunting. A total of 13 200 persons passed the hunting test in the hunting year 2009/2010. Women accounted for 20 per cent of these.

7 in 10 foreign hunters are Nordic

A total of 3 100 hunters resident abroad paid a hunting licence fee to Norway; 670 of these were Norwegians living abroad. Seventy per cent of the foreign hunters came from other Nordic countries. Forty-one per cent of the foreign hunters were from Denmark, 25 per cent were from Sweden and 14 per cent were from Germany.

Male hunters as per cent of male population

A total of 436 900 persons are registered in the official Register of hunters, 6 600 of which are foreign nationals.

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