Posted 九月 5, 2016
Sweden's gross felling in 2015 was estimated to 92.5 million cubic metre standing volume (stem volume over bark from stump to tip. This is an increase by 1% compared with 2014, as Swedish Forest Agency said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Total net felling increased slightly by 1% to 74.3 million cubic metre solid volume excl. bark. Most of the increase in net felling was due to changed methodology for fuelwood.
A comparison of gross felling in the three-year average of (2013-2015) and (2012-2015) show a moderate increase of 1% to 89.9 million cubic metre standing volume (stem volume over bark from stump to tip). Compared to the corresponding three-year average of gross felling divided by ownership class, there are no major changes.
Individual forest owners accounted for 60% of gross felling and other forest owners for 40%. There have been little change in the gross felling proportion between different regions in Sweden.