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The statistics provide information on the number of skin from fur animals, the average prices per skin and the total values of the skin production. The stocks of fur animals are distributed by mink, chinchilla and foxes.
The statistics provide information on the number of skin from fur animals, the average prices per skin ex farmer and the total values of the skin production. The stocks of fur animals are distributed by mink, chinchilla and foxes. The price of the skins is the average auction price (hammer price) minus the farmer's sales tax. All skins in Denmark are traded on Kopenhagen Fur. The Kopenhagen Fur website can be read more about the production of skin in Denmark.
The production of furs are divided into the groups: mink, chinchilla and foxes. The number of minks is by far the largest group. Today are the number of foxes negligible. Earlier was there a small production of polecat
Statistical concepts and definitions
Breeding furred animals: Every year in March, all members of Kopenhagen Fur must report the number of breeding females that have been inserted in breeding, both the total number and number of females per color type. This information is published every year in the Danish trade fair Danish fur breeding. Virtually all fur breeders are members of Kopenhagen Fur.
Kopenhagen Fur: Kopenhagen Fur is a cooperative owned by the members of the Danish Fur Breeders' Association. Kopenhagen Fur is a common term for both the cooperative association Danish Fur Breeders 'Association and the auction house in Glostup, where members' skins are sold.
Fur farming: Fur animals are defined as fur animals bred on Danish fur farms. Fur are minks, chinchilla, foxes and others furs on farms.
Production of furred: Fur production is the production of skins on Danish fur farms, where mink, chinchilla, foxes or other fur animals are bred in order to kill them and their skins are used for the production of fur.
- The units of fur's produced in 1000 unit.
- The average price for one fur in DKK.
- The value of the total pelts produced in thousand DKK.
Total fur animals make in Denmark.
The statistics covers the period from 1990 and forward in the stat bank. Older time series can be found in Landbrugsstatistik.
Not relevant for these statistics.
Unit of measure
The unit is for the production 1000 pieces, the average price is in DKK and the Market value is million DKK.
The production information covers the calendar year. The fur is produces in one year, are normally sold in the following year.
Frequency of dissemination
Legal acts and other agreements
Law on Statistics Denmark §8 secures the legal ground for collecting the data.
Cost and burden
These statistics are based on administrative data. There is thus no direct response burden, in relation to the compilation of these statistics.
Further information can be found at Subject pages for animalsk produktion, or by contacting Statistics Denmark.