Growing stock statistics

Sweden

Growing stock in forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Volume (million cubic meters over bark)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Growing stock in forest and other wooded land 2,791 3,034 3,155 34 36 36
Commercial growing stock 2,155 2,333 2,421 0 0 0



Biomass stock in forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Biomass (million metric tonnes oven-dry weight)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Above-ground biomass 1,621 1,746 1,810 31 31 32
Below-ground biomass 472 509 530 8 9 9
Total living biomass 2,092 2,255 2,340 39 40 41
Dead wood 589 644 670 13 14 14
Total 2,682 2,899 3,010 52 54 55



Composition of growing stock
Rank Common name Scientific name Growing stock in Forests (million cubic meters)
1990 2000
1st Norway spruce Picea abies 1,264 1,306
2nd Scots pine Pinus sylvestris 1,099 1,206
3rd Downy birch Betula pubescens 217 261
4th Silver birch Betula pendula 75 90
5th European aspen Populus tremula 35 43
6th English oak Quercus robur 25 27
7th Black alder Alnus glutinosa 20 26
8th Beech Fagus sylvatica 18 18
9th Goat willow Salix caprea 10 16
10th Grey alder Alnus incana 10 12
Remaining 18 30
Total 2,791 3,034

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010