Forestry mechanisation and fuel consumption in enterprises registered for forestry activity, Slovenia, 2016

Fuel consumption in forestry enterprises in 2016 3% lower than in the previous year

In total about 6.6 million litres of fuel (gasoline and diesel) was consumed in forestry enterprises in 2016, or about 3% less than in the previous year.  

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In 2016 slightly less fuel consumed in forestry enterprises than in the previous year
 
The total fuel consumption for forestry activity in forestry enterprises in 2016 was about 6.6 million litres (gasoline and diesel), or about 3% less than in the previous year. Of this, the share of fuel consumption for felling, harvesting and production of forest wood categories was about 42% (2.7 million litres). In total fuel consumption the share of fuel used for timber transport by roads was the largest, about 44%. A smaller share of consumed fuel was used for the cultivation of forests, for the construction and maintenance of forest roads, and for transport by car for production needs.
 
The total number of forestry machinery and equipment in forestry enterprises in 2016 slightly lower
   

According to the survey on forestry activity in 2016, the forestry enterprises used 569 forestry tractors adapted to work in the forest, of which the share of wheeled tractors was the highest (about 67%). The number of trucks (trucks with forestry upgrade and loading equipment, trucks for hauling and dump trucks) was 4% lower than in 2015, and the number of other machinery and equipment also slightly decreased over the previous year.

Chart 1: Fuel consumption for forestry activity in forestry enterprises, Slovenia
Chart 1: Fuel consumption for forestry activity in forestry enterprises, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Chart 2: Fuel consumption in forestry enterprises by type of forestry activity, Slovenia, 2016
Chart 2: Fuel consumption in forestry enterprises by type of forestry activity, Slovenia, 2016
Source: SURS
Table 1: Fuel consumption in forestry enterprises for felling, harvesting and manufacture of row wood categories, Slovenia, 2016
QuantityFuel consumption
m3gasoline (l)diesel (l)
Felling2,006,933434,972179,520
Harvesting1,871,7003554 M1,642,694
Manufacture of row wood categories1,238,86015368 M450,899
M - less precise estimate - use with caution
Source: SURS
Table 2: Forestry machinery and equipment in forestry enterprises, Slovenia
20152016 2016
2015
numberindex
Chainsaws and motor cleaners/brushcutters1,4641,42997.6
Forestry tractors 64356988.5
Trucks15915396.2
Other machinery and equipment82677293.5
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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