Data on number of game animals and animals bagged during the hunting season are used to reflect number of game animals and game animals bagged within the territory of Latvia.

Definitions

Wild mammals and birds, of which also migrating, which are hunted in accordance with the enactments regulating the hunting, and animals of these species which are kept in enclosed spaces in wild life alike conditions.

A person who in accordance with the Hunting Law has received the hunting licence.

The area suitable for wild life of game animals and usable for hunting.

A continuous hunting area managed by single user of hunting rights.

The document allowing bagging certain amount of limited game animals of certain species on location indicated in the hunting permit.

All game animals hunted within the territory of Latvia.

Animals, to hunting of which admissible amount of bagging is determined.

Animals, to hunting of which admissible amount of bagging is not determined.

Data availability

Dissemination format

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Number of game animals
  • 2017
27.07.2018

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Number of game animals
  • 2016
28.07.2017
Number of game animals
  • 2015
29.07.2016
Number of game animals
  • April 2012
27.07.2012
  • beginning of period
Number of game animals
  • 2011/2012
27.07.2012

Publications

Download CSB publications on various time periods (starting from 2007) in section E-publications and subscribe for paper publications in section Publications.

Customised data sets

If you would like to obtain statistical data that are not available in publications or in the CSB online data base, please send us an information request:
 - postal mail: 1 Lāčplēša Street, Riga, Latvia, LV-1301;
 - e-mail: info [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv;
 - visiting Information centre.

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Data collection

Survey method and data source

The data on number of game animals and game animals bagged during the hunting season are acquired from the information compiled by the State Forest Service.

Data revision

The published data are final and are not revised.

Comparability

Comparability over time

Data on number of game animals are available since 1991.

Data on game animals bagged during the hunting season are available since the hunting season 1996/1997.

International comparability

Eurostat

The Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) publishes information on forestry in EU-28 and on every country separately on its home page. It can be found in section: Statistics/ Agriculture and Fisheries/ Forestry/ Database:

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/

Other comparability

State Forest Service

The State Forest Service on its homepage publishes information on forest resources in Latvia: forest regeneration, timber resources, forestland transformation, forest health and hunting resources.

http://www.vmd.gov.lv/?setl=2

Contact person on methodology

Name Surname Phone number Position Email
Alda Jirgensone +371 67366745 Senior Officer Alda [dot] Jirgensone [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv

Last update

20.06.2016

Forestry

Explanation of symbols

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Data not available or too uncertain for presentation

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Data not released for confidentiality reasons

If data are absolute numbers

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