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Green areas within and in the vicinity of urban settlements:

Access to green areas

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2010-09-15 9.30

SCB presents statistics on landuse/landcover within localities and green areas within localities and their surroundings. Also presented are indicators for access to green areas from dwellings.

Statistics are presented for all localities with more than 10 000 inhabitants, in total 113 localities.

The statistics on landuse/landcover are based on satellite images in combination with registers for buildings and population. The calculation of basic data on landuse/landcover 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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