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Forest clearing. Counties and Aran, areas and provinces
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Alt Camp 20.0 31.2 46.1 53.8 24.9 61.7 55.1 69.3 36.5 33.9 27.7 11.7 8.7 22.8 7.5 19.3 29.4 31.4 41.0 19.3 31.0 42.3 38.1 28.3
Alt Empordà 23.3 56.0 22.2 35.0 32.5 72.2 61.6 41.7 42.3 65.1 27.1 21.2 30.8 37.1 39.9 33.5 25.1 33.7 60.9 32.1 61.0 70.9 12.9 22.5
Alt Penedès 18.1 16.9 18.1 1.3 16.2 14.1 11.6 11.2 11.5 11.5 3.7 12.0 3.2 9.9 2.9 13.1 4.1 3.3 21.5 24.8 13.1 5.9 18.4 12.1
Alt Urgell 4.0 17.7 12.9 8.1 24.5 14.3 12.1 25.4 3.1 9.6 4.2 0.0 0.7 5.1 1.4 0.0 19.8 4.5 6.8 9.9 0.0 0.0 4.2 3.0
Alta Ribagorça 0.1 1.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 4.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anoia 69.0 56.7 43.2 38.7 51.8 56.2 23.5 58.3 26.0 2.3 38.8 8.3 30.7 2.2 4.5 23.8 16.3 22.4 34.3 13.0 12.3 14.1 14.3 8.4
Aran 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Bages 118.9 102.0 131.4 115.0 224.1 144.5 128.2 262.4 193.1 67.1 81.1 50.2 47.3 67.2 88.8 55.5 111.3 92.0 114.7 84.0 11.6 11.3 0.6 33.2
Baix Camp 37.2 28.0 19.3 19.4 21.0 43.0 36.7 28.2 32.3 13.0 11.0 6.3 5.0 13.0 8.9 10.8 14.5 20.9 6.8 48.3 53.1 17.9 17.1 18.8
Baix Ebre 22.0 5.7 12.5 18.0 6.3 23.6 21.1 11.4 13.0 14.8 19.0 10.1 21.5 9.0 35.0 15.2 34.5 4.9 1.8 4.5 3.7 3.2 5.1 0.0
Baix Empordà 0.8 5.3 1.6 8.7 4.0 10.9 10.9 2.8 17.0 13.6 9.1 18.9 12.0 8.3 19.1 7.3 4.7 4.8 8.4 10.1 5.9 14.7 4.0 4.2
Baix Llobregat 0.9 2.0 0.2 6.9 0.5 4.7 1.4 15.6 1.5 4.4 1.8 2.6 1.1 2.3 1.2 48.0 1.8 6.7 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0
Baix Penedès 16.6 9.2 4.1 12.0 4.9 4.1 8.5 4.4 17.8 5.1 0.7 0.5 3.8 0.4 1.1 5.8 2.5 3.6 13.5 13.7 7.9 9.1 8.7 0.0
Barcelonès 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0
Berguedà 89.1 81.5 99.8 64.7 118.4 84.8 79.8 107.9 77.2 34.5 25.6 22.2 16.1 52.0 25.1 11.1 32.5 67.1 64.6 60.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cerdanya 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Conca de Barberà 17.4 22.1 15.1 37.6 28.1 44.5 77.6 40.0 19.6 16.0 9.6 3.9 0.4 10.4 3.2 8.9 27.3 21.3 29.1 34.5 13.2 26.2 17.1 15.5
Garraf 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.6 0.2 0.0 1.1 9.6 0.0 1.2 9.6 0.0 0.4 5.1 0.0 0.0
Garrigues 40.1 20.9 18.1 45.0 19.5 37.7 27.7 19.4 14.3 10.9 10.5 13.6 6.2 10.4 9.1 2.6 3.1 17.5 8.9 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Garrotxa 8.0 0.0 6.9 0.0 5.5 15.0 10.2 15.8 1.8 11.8 0.2 0.3 5.5 1.3 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.5 5.4 0.0 3.0 10.0 8.9 4.9
Gironès 17.4 17.0 5.7 6.1 13.5 14.4 11.9 12.7 52.5 39.5 14.7 17.5 13.2 13.0 1.6 21.2 7.7 11.8 3.9 11.5 1.7 10.2 0.0 0.0
Maresme 2.9 5.9 4.7 0.6 2.0 5.6 5.0 9.1 6.1 6.8 1.2 2.4 3.3 3.0 6.2 6.2 2.3 12.1 12.8 17.4 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.0
Moianès 61.1 20.5 24.3 7.0 2.9 7.8 8.4 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :
Montsià 7.3 5.1 9.0 2.9 2.4 0.0 0.0 2.2 6.4 5.5 3.7 0.3 0.8 11.1 0.3 2.3 2.5 1.1 3.4 15.6 10.4 22.9 4.4 0.7
Noguera 22.0 39.9 57.0 38.4 81.1 76.2 45.1 32.2 36.0 22.0 31.9 20.2 7.8 16.7 2.2 25.7 19.1 2.4 37.0 97.2 0.0 0.0 59.2 26.4
Osona 50.0 43.9 35.9 33.4 82.9 107.5 50.6 34.7 35.9 79.5 24.6 13.5 23.4 37.5 19.3 38.8 46.8 42.0 6.4 39.5 8.5 20.4 26.3 26.3
Pallars Jussà 11.6 14.7 19.1 18.7 27.1 13.8 48.0 20.1 23.1 24.9 13.2 3.3 4.4 9.7 2.3 0.4 24.0 22.6 16.9 82.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pallars Sobirà 0.0 0.9 1.4 1.0 3.4 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pla d'Urgell 0.8 0.0 0.3 12.8 0.7 3.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Pla de l'Estany 10.9 12.5 11.5 3.1 9.9 23.8 32.6 26.3 4.2 7.6 0.7 0.1 9.8 1.9 0.0 8.4 0.6 0.0 4.9 36.7 1.2 6.8 2.2 10.7
Priorat 62.2 67.4 88.7 101.3 126.5 87.8 75.5 46.5 20.9 15.7 15.3 27.0 24.5 65.2 19.7 12.2 26.1 60.9 98.3 130.3 85.1 77.1 106.5 47.8
Ribera d'Ebre 16.9 26.3 65.2 34.7 80.2 20.8 0.0 52.5 19.3 16.0 23.4 15.1 10.6 35.0 10.9 22.0 17.2 60.5 35.3 15.0 22.7 47.3 37.5 22.0
Ripollès 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 1.7 5.5 5.4 9.7 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.7 2.3 0.0 6.0 0.0 4.7 4.5 0.0
Segarra 26.6 17.0 22.4 19.1 16.2 15.4 17.8 20.7 15.9 10.8 3.6 4.9 6.0 7.2 3.9 12.9 5.7 12.1 5.5 11.0 0.0 0.0 13.6 12.2
Segrià 34.9 23.6 44.6 72.2 53.6 80.8 75.3 73.9 30.6 45.4 21.6 31.8 12.2 7.0 7.4 4.5 0.7 16.0 5.1 2.2 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0
Selva 41.3 17.2 33.1 44.0 27.7 41.1 68.9 40.0 60.5 14.9 26.2 24.8 15.3 15.2 19.9 21.1 20.1 19.8 13.2 11.4 10.4 6.7 8.1 0.0
Solsonès 142.2 98.5 121.3 68.3 99.0 121.2 134.8 153.2 100.5 45.7 32.9 21.4 14.1 12.5 10.3 25.0 39.1 39.0 56.5 94.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tarragonès 38.7 10.3 19.8 11.4 24.7 79.3 27.1 10.6 40.7 38.3 27.4 18.4 0.0 18.5 3.5 5.6 6.5 18.1 6.0 5.0 8.9 8.8 2.7 1.4
Terra Alta 94.6 63.9 56.6 75.4 31.8 33.7 55.8 15.7 39.4 35.1 6.4 6.7 4.6 17.3 10.9 19.7 10.7 18.0 14.1 12.2 36.7 31.7 43.8 14.1
Urgell 5.0 3.8 2.2 3.1 4.7 9.9 7.6 6.7 1.8 0.2 1.0 1.6 0.8 0.0 2.1 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 12.9
Vallès Occidental 2.4 0.6 3.6 10.3 11.7 13.4 7.1 1.7 3.7 0.8 1.1 9.9 0.0 0.2 1.2 0.8 4.9 4.8 6.4 8.3 0.5 2.4 1.0 0.7
Vallès Oriental 3.7 11.1 4.0 9.4 16.3 14.0 12.2 54.7 20.0 34.7 7.8 11.7 12.0 15.8 13.2 13.6 12.3 1.1 15.3 9.8 2.9 4.3 0.0 0.0
Catalonia 1,138.4 956.5 1,083.4 1,037.9 1,303.6 1,407.0 1,256.2 1,333.2 1,034.8 770.7 527.9 416.1 356.5 538.4 388.8 508.2 575.5 681.7 768.0 974.7 407.3 478.3 469.1 326.7
Metropolità 9.9 20.3 12.4 27.2 30.5 37.7 26.2 81.0 31.3 46.6 11.8 26.6 16.5 21.4 22.7 68.7 21.3 24.7 34.5 37.6 5.5 11.0 1.0 0.7
Comarques Gironines 101.7 107.8 80.9 96.9 95.9 179.0 201.7 144.7 188.1 165.5 77.9 83.6 86.6 76.9 83.4 92.3 59.8 72.9 96.7 107.8 83.2 124.1 40.5 42.2
Camp de Tarragona 175.5 158.9 189.0 223.5 225.2 316.3 272.1 194.6 150.0 116.8 90.9 67.3 38.6 129.9 42.8 56.9 103.7 152.6 181.1 237.4 191.3 172.3 181.4 111.9
Terres de l'Ebre 140.7 100.9 143.2 131.0 120.8 78.2 76.9 81.9 78.1 71.5 52.4 32.2 37.5 72.4 57.0 59.2 64.9 84.5 54.5 47.3 73.5 105.1 90.8 36.8
Ponent 129.3 105.1 144.6 190.6 175.9 223.9 173.5 152.9 98.7 89.3 68.7 72.1 32.8 41.4 24.7 46.0 29.3 48.4 56.5 117.9 0.0 0.0 83.0 51.9
Comarques Centrals 530.5 403.1 456.0 288.4 527.3 465.8 401.8 558.2 406.7 226.9 164.2 107.2 100.8 169.2 143.5 130.4 229.7 240.1 242.1 278.3 20.1 31.7 26.9 59.4
Alt Pirineu i Aran 15.7 34.4 35.2 27.7 55.1 31.7 60.5 45.4 26.7 35.2 17.3 5.6 5.7 14.7 5.1 2.4 43.8 28.0 23.7 96.9 0.0 0.0 4.2 3.0
Penedès 35.2 26.0 22.2 52.8 73.0 74.4 43.6 74.4 55.3 19.0 44.6 21.4 37.9 12.4 9.6 52.3 22.9 30.5 78.9 51.5 33.7 34.2 41.4 21.3
Barcelona 416.7 341.8 365.2 288.1 526.9 452.6 328.3 555.9 374.9 241.6 187.0 133.4 137.4 190.3 164.5 220.5 228.2 252.7 285.6 259.4 51.4 67.7 60.6 81.4
Girona 101.7 107.8 80.9 96.9 95.9 179.0 201.7 144.7 188.1 165.5 77.9 83.6 86.6 76.9 83.4 92.3 59.8 72.9 96.7 107.8 83.2 124.1 40.5 42.2
Lleida 287.2 237.9 301.1 286.5 329.9 376.8 368.8 351.6 225.9 170.2 119.0 99.1 52.6 68.6 40.1 73.4 118.8 115.4 136.6 309.1 0.0 0.0 87.2 54.3
Tarragona 332.8 269.0 336.2 366.5 350.9 398.6 357.5 280.9 245.9 193.4 144.0 100.0 79.9 202.7 100.8 121.9 168.6 240.7 249.1 298.4 272.7 286.5 280.9 148.7
Units: Hectares.
Source:
1998-2019: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment.
2020-2021: Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda.
Notes:
- The data for the county of Cerdanya is accounted with that of the province the Lleida.
- L'Acord GOV/21/2014 modifica territorialment els àmbits del Penedès i les Comarques Centrals. Provisionalment, els resultats d'aquesta taula no incorporen aquest canvi territorial.
- The new county of El Moianès was created on 1 May 2015 (Law 4/2015, of 23 April, on the creation of the county of El Moianès) from the aggregation of five municipalities of the county of El Bages, one from the county of Osona and four from the county of El Vallès Oriental.

Last update: November 18, 2022.

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Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Forest clearing
Actuation on forested land that consists of the total elimination of the forest cover in order to become a cropland.

Methodological aspects

The use of forestland must ensure the future availability of renewable natural resources and the dynamic conservation of the forest environment.

The forest clearing of non-catalogued forestland is permitted in order to establish agricultural activities, provided that the terrain is technically and economically suitable for undertakings of this nature.

In order to plough the forestland, prior authorisation from the forestry administration is required, which must expedite the application along with a prior report from the local organisations responsible for development regarding the area of intervention.

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