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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents and samples of forest owners and forest managers

From: Adaptation of forest management to climate change as perceived by forest owners and managers in Belgium

  All respondents Forest owners Forest managers
Gender
 Male 88 % 87 % 90 %
 Female 12 % 13 % 10 %
Age
  < 30 years 9 % 5 % 14 %
 30–39 years 14 % 9 % 21 %
 40–49 years 20 % 17 % 23 %
  > 50 years 57 % 70 % 42 %
Forest location
 Flanders 55 % 58 % 51 %
 Wallonia 40 % 37 % 43 %
 Flanders & Wallonia 3 % 3 % 4 %
 Abroad 2 % 3 % 2 %
Education
 Basic education 1 % 1 % 0 %
 Secondary education 21 % 19 % 23 %
 Higher education 79 % 80 % 77 %
Income
 Average gross annual revenue   <500 € -
Type of management
 Active/Passive   91 %/9 % -
 Public/Private   - 54 %/46 %
Forest size
  < 2 ha 22 % 32 % 9 %
 2–199 ha 43 % 59 % 23 %
  > 200 ha 35 % 10 % 68 %
Member of a forest owners’ association
 Yes 52 % 61 % 40 %
 No 48 % 39 % 60 %
No. of observations 391 220 171