Land Area 1,776 mill m2

Forest cover 89 % of  the land area (including conservation)  (National average 85%)

Conservation rate  X % )  (National average 13 %)

Forest stock and the  use of forests

Growing stock 186,5 mill. m3

Annual growth  9,3 mill m3

Annual use of wood 6-7 mill. m3

Key sectors on forest bioeconomy  (economic output measure)

Pulp and Paper

Wood products (such us timber building)



Regional Specialities

82 % of all renewable energy sources is wood based and mostly side streams.

High  level of expertise  in the region:   600 experts, , university, Natural Resources institute Finland