Hunting, fishing and fish farming

In focus

Hunting

The roe deer is the most commonly hunted mammal. Hunting of red deer is on the increase.

Fishing

The main fishing lakes are the Lakes of Geneva, Neuchâtel, Constance and Zurich. In terms of weight, whitefish and perch are the most fished species.

At a glance

The development of hunting and fishing is shown by annual data. Under fishing, a distinction is made between professional fishing and leisure angling.

Hunting (including special shot), 2016
  Animals
Roe deer 43 616
Fox 23 365
Red deer 11 873
Source: FOEN - Hunting statistics
Professional fishing, 2016
  kg
Whitefish 845 917
Perch 230 246
Roach 119 176
Source: FOEN - Fishing statistics

On this topic

Contact

Federal Statistical Office Section Environment, Sustainable Development, Territory
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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
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