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Protected nature

Upcoming publishing: 2020-05-27

The purpose of this survey is to give an overall view of protected areas in Sweden. Protected areas are defined here as statutory protection of nature regulated by the Environmental Code, such as national parks, nature reserves etc.

Statistical news

Protected nature 2018


The protected nature that emerged in 2018 consisted of almost 60 percent of forest land. Marine areas accounted for 22 percent and 12 percent were open wetlands.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Protected nature English SM 2019-05-24
Protected Nature 2017 English SM 2018-05-23
Protected nature 2014 English SM 2018-03-28
Protected nature 2016 English SM 2017-05-22
Protected nature 2015 English SM 2016-05-24
Protected nature 2013 English SM 2014-05-23

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