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Shooting bag figures by country

From: Hirschfeld A. & Heyd A., Mortality of migratory birds caused by hunting in Europe: bag statistics and proposals for the conservation of birds and animal welfare, Ber. Vogelschutz 42, 2005, pag. 47-74"



Annual shooting bag figures by country in the study area.

Last column 'Order of Merit' - Top ten in bold type

Austria 284,904 18
Belgium 1,175,326 9
Cyprus 669,250 15
Czech Republic 988,361 12
Denmark 2,150,265 8
Estonia 21,804 24
Finland 1,173,000 10
France 25,676,403 1
Germany 2,299,984 7
Greece 10,025,871 5]
Hungary 688,910 14
Ireland 3,058,046 6
Italy 17,054,468 3
Latvia 44,261 22
Lithuania 14,765 25
Luxembourg 2,903 26
Malta 397,690 17
Netherlands 1,022,300 11
Norway 728,924 13
Poland 284,490 19
Portugal n.a. ?
Slovakia 171,198 20
Slovenia 50,834 21
Spain 11,147,285 4
Sweden 553,734 16
Switzerland 38,285 23
United Kingdom 22,149,024 2