The gross felling increased in 2019 but is expected to decrease in 2020Statistik - 22 September 2020
The total gross felling in 2019 amounted to just over 94 million cubic meters (standing volume) according to preliminary statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. This year, the total felling is expected to decrease to 91 million cubic meters (standing volume), which is in line with the gross felling in 2018.
Continued decrease in notified areas for final fellingStatistik - 15 September 2020
In August this year, forest owners in Sweden notified less area for final felling than in August last year, new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency show. Notifications decreased in all parts of the country except in Northern Norrland.
Large gender differences in forest ownershipStatistik - 08 September 2020
Women who own forests are not only fewer in number than men, but they also own significantly smaller management units. This, according to new structural statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency.
Large stocks of pulpwood but stocks of sawlogs have decreasedStatistik - 01 September 2020
According to statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency, stocks of coniferous sawlogs, pulpwood and chips are estimated to have reached 9.1 million cubic metres as of June 30, 2020. This is a decrease of 10 percent since the same date last year.
Roundwood prices decrease all over SwedenStatistik - 25 August 2020
The trend of decreasing delivery prices has been ongoing for a full year, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. The price of pulpwood decreased by 2.8 percent and the sawlog price by 2.6 percent, in comparison with the first quarter of 2020.
Bark beetle damages behind increase in notifications for final felling in Värmland CountyStatistik - 18 August 2020
After last year’s large fluctuations during the summer months in notified area for final felling this year shows levels in line with average levels for June and July during the period 2007 – 2020. Damages by bark beetle the likely reason behind large increase in notifications in Värmland County.
Incorrect figures on harvested forests in Nature articleNyhet - 03 July 2020
The scientific journal Nature have published a paper reporting on dramatically increased levels of forest harvesting, which is not consistent with Swedish statistics and is based on dubious methods.
Storm and bark beetles increased felling costs in 2019Statistik - 17 June 2020
The cost of felling in large scale forestry increased by 6 percent in 2019, according to new statistics from the Swedish Forest Agency. Difficult fellings that were caused by storm and bark beetle infestation affected the cost.
More area under certification and more voluntary set-asides 2019Statistik - 19 May 2020
The area of voluntary set-asides increased by 4 percent and the certified area increased by 1 percent in 2019 compared with 2018. This is shown by the Swedish Forest Agency’s annual statistics on voluntary set-asides and certified area.
Continued sharp increase in Gävleborg CountyStatistik - 12 May 2020
The sharp increase in areas notified for final felling in Gävleborg County in March continued in April, and the notified area more than doubled in comparison with the same month 2019.