One in ten men paid hunting licence fee
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Registered hunters2011/2012



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One in ten men paid hunting licence fee

For the first time ever, more than 200 000 persons paid the hunting licence fee. Slightly more than 7 per cent of these were women.

Share of female first-time hunters. 1997/1998-2011-2012. Per cent

Male hunters as percentage of male population. County. 2011/2012

Share of female hunters who paid hunting licence fee. 2001/2002-2011/2012. Per cent

Of the 200 800 hunters paying the licence fee, 198 500 lived in Norway. A total of 14 200 of the hunters living in Norway were women. For Norway as a whole, 9 per cent of the male population paid the hunting licence fee for 2011/2012.

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 12 800 persons passed the hunting test in the hunting year 2011/2012. Women accounted for 21 per cent of these.

Four in ten foreign hunters were Danish

A total of 3 000 hunters resident abroad paid a hunting licence fee to Norway; 690 of these were Norwegians living abroad. Of the foreign hunters, 41 per cent were from Denmark, 24 per cent were from Sweden and 15 per cent were from Germany.

A total of 454 100 persons are registered in the official Register of hunters, 6 600 of which are foreign nationals.