Land and water areas




2017 2016 2015
Land and water areas managed by Metsähallitus, ha 12,548,000 12,541,000 12,538,000
Land areas managed by Metsähallitus, ha 9,131,000 9,124,000 9,121,000

Forest land in commercial multiple-use forests*, ha (%) 3,479,000 (38) 3,482,000 (38) 3,493,000 (38)

Low-productivity land in commercial multiple-use forests, ha (%) 713,000 (8) 714,000 (8) 722,000 (8)

Non-productive land in commercial multiple-use forests, ha (%) 690,000 (8) 690,000 (7) 704,000 (8)

Statutory nature reserves, ha (%) 1,756,000 (19) 1,519,000 (17) 1,518,000 (17)

Wilderness areas, ha (%) 1,377,000 (15) 1,377,000 (15) 1,377,000 (15)

Areas reserved for conservation programmes, ha (%) 390,000 (4) 613,000 (7) 598,000 (6)

Other areas of special value, ha (%) 726,000 (8) 729,000 (8) 709,000 (8)
Water areas managed by Metsähallitus, ha 3,417,000 3,417,000 3,417,000

Statutory nature reserves, ha (%) 238,000 (7) 235,000 (7) 235,000 (7)

Public water areas, ha (%) 2,663,000 (78) 2,663,000 (78) 2,663,000 (78)


of which in sea areas, ha 2,555,000 2,555,000 2,555,000


of which in inland water areas, ha 108,000 108,000 108,000

Other water areas, ha (%) 516,000 (15) 519,000 (15) 519,000 (15)






* Productive forestry land is classified on the basis of Nordic growth categories of forestry land: on forest land, the average annual growth of the tree stock is at least 1 m³/ha; on low-productivity land, 0.1-1 m³/ha and on non-productive land, less than 0.1 m³/ha.
Source


Silvia geographic information system