Table 1. Extent of rural private property and private forests in the Florianópolis metropolitan region (FMR), 1970 to 1995–1996.

Agricultural census year Extent of rural private property in the FMR Area of private forests in the FMR (ha)
Area (ha) Proportion of FMR total area (%) All forests Natural forests Planted forests
1970 432,680 61 117,726 105,520 12,206
1975 392,658 55 96,928 85,793 11,135
1980 414,756 58 104,801 89,947 14,854
1985 403,008 57 102,253 86,836 15,417
1995–1996 328,173 46 124,989 106,747 18,242

Source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (1974a, 1979, 1983a, 1990, 1998).