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Green areas within and in the vicinity of urban settlements

Upcoming publishing: 2019-12-05

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 2010

2015-05-28

Lidingö in Stockholm County was the greenest urban area in 2010, with regard to the proportion of green space of the land area. Roughly 72 percent of the land was in some form of green structure. However, Borlänge is the greenest urban area if we regard green space per urban area inhabitant, with over 500 square meter of green space per inhabitant.

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Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
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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