Sika Deer Harvest and the Value of Damage to Agriculture and Forestry

Fiscal year

Hunting

Damage

Hunting+control

value of damage

(million yen)

Remarks

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

1957

278

 

278

142

 

142

420

 

420

62

Male hunting season repopened

1958

372

 

372

189

 

189

561

 

561

48

 

1959

434

 

434

229

 

229

663

 

663

39

 

1960

552

 

552

211

 

211

763

 

763

42

 

1961

1,170

 

1,170

333

 

333

1,503

 

1,503

39

 

1962

1,528

 

1,528

301

 

301

1,829

 

1,829

48

 

1963

1,526

 

1,526

722

 

722

2,248

 

2,248

41

 

1964

2,503

 

2,503

656

 

656

3,159

 

3,159

26

 

1965

2,494

 

2,494

737

 

737

3,231

 

3,231

31

 

1966

1,688

 

1,688

658

 

658

2,346

 

2,346

34

 

1967

2,225

 

2,225

407

 

407

2,632

 

2,632

33

 

1968

1,876

 

1,876

392

 

392

2,268

 

2,268

22

 

1969

2,693

 

2,693

215

 

215

2,908

 

2,908

23

 

1970

2,175

 

2,175

130

 

130

2,305

 

2,305

29

 

1971

1,772

 

1,772

41

 

41

1,813

 

1,813

24

 

1972

3,563

 

3,563

113

 

113

3,676

 

3,676

22

 

1973

1,207

 

1,207

99

 

99

1,306

 

1,306

30

 

1974

1,279

 

1,279

115

 

115

1,394

 

1,394

42

 

1975

1,415

 

1,415

173

 

173

1,588

 

1,588

56

 

1976

2,577

 

2,577

239

 

239

2,816

 

2,816

103

Subprefectures given authority to allow control kill of males.

1977

2,340

 

2,340

231

 

231

2,571

 

2,571

229

 

1978

2,959

 

2,959

306

 

306

3,265

 

3,265

163

 

1979

2,495

 

2,495

372

 

372

2,867

 

2,867

168

 

1980

2,839

 

2,839

550

80

630

3,389

80

3,469

179

 

1981

2,989

 

2,989

644

124

768

3,633

124

3,757

327

 

1982

3,816

 

3,816

698

134

832

4,514

134

4,648

307

 

1983

4,855

 

4,855

847

308

1,155

5,702

308

6,010

397

 

1984

4,515

 

4,515

1,072

380

1,452

5,587

380

5,967

485

 

1985

4,961

 

4,961

1,399

451

1,850

6,360

451

6,811

487

 

1986

6,149

 

6,149

1,741

769

2,510

7,890

769

8,659

557

 

1987

4,989

 

4,989

2,084

892

2,976

7,073

892

7,965

753

 

1988

9,579

 

9,579

2,018

1,008

3,026

11,597

1,008

12,605

1,408

 

1989

9,676

 

9,676

2,204

1,897

4,101

11,880

1,897

13,777

1,459

Subprefectures given authority to allow control kill of females.

1990

9,607

 

9,607

3,528

2,999

6,527

13,135

2,999

16,134

2,028

 

1991

10,596

 

10,596

4,002

3,521

7,523

14,598

3,521

18,119

2,323

 

1992

12,758

 

12,758

4,350

3,998

8,348

17,108

3,998

21,106

2,505

 

1993

16,402

 

16,402

5,445

4,996

10,441

21,847

4,996

26,843

3,439

 

1994

15,723

2,272

17,995

5,568

5,359

10,927

21,291

7,631

28,922

3,384

Female hunting season reopens

1995

22,342

3,197

25,539

7,603

7,401

15,004

29,945

10,598

40,543

4,056

 

1996

19,610

3,312

22,922

11,540

12,172

23,712

31,150

15,484

46,634

5,005

 
*Major damaged crops:pasture,beat,wheat.