The median contiguous area of regeneration felling was 2.4 hectares in 2022 and the largest 5 percent of contiguous areas of regeneration were 14.7 hectares or larger. Just over 9 percent of the regeneration area was left as environmental consideration areas during the felling seasons 2017/2018 – 2019/2020. The average width of the zones left as consideration areas around water was 11 metres and the proportion of the shoreline that lacked a zone with consideration areas was 29 percent.
Environmental consideration areas
Areas of consideration were left on just over 82 percent of the area of regeneration felling, during the felling seasons 2017/2018 – 2019/2020. The total area of consideration accounts for just over 9 percent of the area of regeneration felling for the entire country. In northern and southern Norrland, the proportion of area of regeneration felling that was left as consideration areas was 10 precent and just over 11 percent respectively and approximately 8 and 7 percent in Svealand and Götaland respectively.