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Share of formally protected forest land and land compensations, 2019

Chart: Share of formally protected forest land and land compensations, 2019

Definitions and explanations

Swedish data on land cover mapping have been used to calculate the total area of productive forest alnd and total forest land.

Formally protected forest land refers to forest land that is protected through various instruments, governed by laws and other regulations on forestry. Formally protected forest land includes areas within national parks, nature reserves, habitat protection areas, nature conservation agreements and Natura 2000 with designated forest habitats. Nature reserves and habitat protection areas that have been decided on but do not yet apply are also included. Furthermore, land compensations for future nature reserves are included, as well as areas under an agreement between Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Swedish Fortifications Agency.

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Source
SCB

Last updated
2020-05-27

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