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Green areas within and in the vicinity of urban settlements

The statistics describe the structure of green areas in major urban areas as well as the extent to which the population has access to the green areas. The statistics are produced by a combined analysis of satellite images and register data.

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Green areas within and around urban areas 2015

2019-12-05

Statistics Sweden has mapped the green structure in all localities in Sweden for the first time. The last time the survey on green areas in urban areas was carried out, in 2010, statistics could only be produced for the 37 largest localities. This time, the statistics include all localities, from Stockholm, with one million inhabitants, to the smallest localities with about 200 inhabitants.

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Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
Green space and green areas in urban areas 2015 English Report 2019-12-05
Green areas within and around localities 2010 English SM 2015-05-28
Change in green areas within and around localities 2000–2005 English SM 2010-11-19
Green areas within and around localities 2005 – part II English SM 2010-09-15
Green areas within and in the vicinity of urban settlements English SM 2009-12-21

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