Socio-economic data - Denmark
According to available data, there are up to 616,000 people that go fishing at least one day per year, which represents around 10.3% of the population.
It is estimated that recreational fishers have an annual direct and indirect contribution to the economy of between €146 and €386 million (DKR 1.1 and DKR 2.9 billion). They also support around 2,500 jobs in the country.
In terms of angling tourism, it is estimated that the country hosts around 130,000 angling tourists each year, generating a direct and indirect economic impact estimated to be between €22 and €56 million (DKR 165 and DKR 420 million).