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Green areas within and in the vicinity of urban settlements:

Changes in green space

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2010-11-19 9.30

Statistics Sweden presents statistics on changes in the degree of vegetation and green space within localities for the period 2000–2005.

Statistics are presented for the ten largest localities according to their population in 2005.

The statistics are based on a new method using satellite images. The calculation of basic data has been done in cooperation with Metria Miljöanalys.

Feel free to use the facts from this statistical news but remember to state Source: Statistics Sweden.

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Statistics Sweden, Environmental accounts and Environment

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