One of the things all business owners do when thinking of starting and expanding their business is to research their industry and niche…
It’s not always easy to find information. It also takes a lot of time.
Here I have done some of the work for you if you’re looking for stats, resources, and information on the Hunting Industry.
The content collected here is as up to date as I could find as of the publishing of this article.
I hope this helps you with your research for your hunting business.
If you know someone who would find this information valuable please share it with them. You are welcome to share all of the content on this site.
Last Update – Nov. 2009 – Thanks to @BobbyFreeman for some great additional info
Hunting Industry Stats
$22.9 Billion+ – Hunting expenditures (Source)
1 million – Near the number of jobs as a result of the Hunting Industry (Source)
$2,000 – Amount per hunter spent on hunting each year (Source)
$10.7 Billion – Hunting equipment expenditures (Source)
10.7 million – Big Game Hunters (Source)
7.2 million – People hunting on private land only (Source)
91% – Male hunters (Source)
25% – Hunters age 35 to 44, the largest group (Source)
Hunting Web Stats
16,000,000 – Search results for “hunting” on Google (Source)
4th Quarter – Top quarter of the year for “hunting” as a search term (Source)
11,100,000 – Approximate search volume for the term “hunting” per month (Source: Google Keyword Tool: Type in ‘hunting’)
October – Highest Search Volume Month (Source: Google Keyword Tool: Type in ‘hunting’)
Huting – Top misspelled keyword with 18,100 searches per month (Source – KeywordSpy)
$0.80 – Estimated Average Cost Per Click for the term “Hunting” on Google AdWords (Google Keyword tool)
110 – PPC Advertisers for the term ‘Hunting’ (Source – KeywordSpy)
450,000+ – Facebook users with “hunting” as an interest (Source: Facebook Advertising Page – Password Protected)
100,000 – YouTube videos that appear for the search term “hunting”
HuntingNet.com vs. Peta.org (Source)
53,000 – Results on Technorati for ‘Hunting’ (Source)
Hunting Industry Resources
Hunting (Wikipedia.org entry)
Hunting News – News on Hunting continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Hunting.Alltop.com – All the Top Hunting News
Hunting Industry Information
HuntingNet’s Hunting Business Directory “Find and contact almost every Hunting related business you can imagine”
Interesting Study on Baiting [The Effects of Baiting on Deer Hunting in Wisconsin .pdf]
As I mentioned before, if you know anybody who would benefit from this post please share it with them.
That’s what the Web is all about. 🙂
Things to Share in the Comments
Success Rates (If you’re an outfitter, public land hunter, private land hunter, etc.)
Do It Yourself Success – Best places for do it yourself hunters (Example: Do It Yourself Elk Hunting – #1 Colorado)
Hunting License Draw Odds – Both by State and by Game (Example: Wyoming Odds)
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