Europe and Mainland Asia Fires Statistics of the Global Vegetation Fire Inventory: October 1998

 

Europe and temperate-boreal Asia Fires Statistics of the Global Vegetation Fire Inventory

April 2003


Country Period

Average Annual Area Burned (ha)

Average No. of Fires

Causes of fires (%)

Total Number of Fires by known Origin

Thereof caused by (%)

Unknown Known Neglicence Arson Lightning Afghanistan “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Albania 1981-1990 261 100 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1900-2000 994 547 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Austria 1980-1996 104 150 22 78 1705 63 8 29 Azerbaijan 1991-1994 39 5 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Belarus 1990-2000 3820 3030 22 78 15828 100 0 0 Belgium 1980-1996 152 68 31 69 613 80 17 2 Bulgaria 1980-1990 324 76 53 47 “~” “~” “~” “~” 1991-2002 11 221 547 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Cyprus 1980-1989 489 21 7 13 20 5 6 2 1990-1999 777 20 7 13 20 4 4 5 Inner Mongolia (PR China) 1986-1996 31022 75 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Heilongjiang Province (PR China) 1986-1996 94198 38 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” China, 
Peoples Republic 1990-1999 122036 5 324 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Czech Republic * 1980-1996 512 943 19 81 7703 96 2 2 Denmark 1980-1996 38 10 36 64 65 83 14 3 Estonia 1990-1999 621 205 16 84 1249 83 15 2 Finland 1980-1996 504 608 20 80 5340 76 4 20 1990-1999 ca. 900 2928 20 80 “~” “~” “~” “~” France    17832 5588             Georgia “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Germany 1980-1996 1265 1612 40 60 12523 63 33 4 Greece 1980-1989 52417 1264 499 1092 “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-2000 55988 4502 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Hungary 1980-1994 1066 266 19 81 512 99 1 0 Iceland “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Iran, 
Islamic Republic of 1982-1995 5427 132 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Ireland 1980-1994 619 465 85 15 632 88 12 0 Italy 1980-1989 147 150 11 575 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-1999 118 576 11 163 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Japan 1981-1989 3783 3659 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-1999 2311 3274 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Kazakhstan 1981-1990 2210 709 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1991-2000 31163 10470 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Korea (South) 1980-1989 1102 237 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-1999 1399 336 93 367 “~” “~” “~” “~” Kyrgyzstan “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Latvia 1980-1999 661 549 0 100 5006 83 17 1 Lebanon 1996-1999 2129 147 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Lithuania 1984-1996 202 669 6 94 3536 80 19 1 Luxembourg 1980-1996 4 9 36 64 76 91 8 1 Macedonia, FYR 1989-2000 9919 855 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Republic Of Moldovia 1991-1995 24 14 0 100 51 100 0 0 Mongolia  1981-1989 1 096 022 160 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-1999 4 771 297 157 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Netherlands 1980-1996 172 114 57 43 795 34 62 4 Norway 1980-1996 961 487 27 73 3926 74 6 21 Poland 1980-1996 5170** 3525** 29 71 42829 69 30 1 1990-2000 48774 28602 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Pakistan “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Romania 1980-1996 244 78 27 73 729 90 6 3 Russian Federation 1970-1979 771 000 18 906 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1980-1989 1 134 000 16 244 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 1990-1999 1 602 000 25 481 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” 2002 11 722 000 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Slovakia 1994-1996 134 488 7 93 1197 99 0 1 Slovenia 1991-1996 643 89 40 60 279 75 11 14 Spain 1990-1999 159 935 18 105 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Sweden 1992-1996 2498 3280 40 60 5620 77 4 18 Switzerland 1980-1996 407 108 31 69 1233 81 9 10 Tajikistan “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Turkey 1990-1997 11 696 1 973 “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” Turkmenistan 1994-1996 522 9 4 96 1238 80 20 0 Ukraine 1990-1996 21605 4617 0 100 30016 100 0 0 United Kingdom 1980-1995 428 532 26 74 3923 47 52 0 Uzbekistan “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~” “~”

* =

Czechoslovakia ‘1980-1994’

** =

only “forsted area”

“~” =

no data available


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