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

From: Erratum to: 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
  1. Forest owners were divided into two categories, depending on whether they manage their own forest (active owners) or not (passive owners). Forest managers, who do not own forest land, were either categorized as being in the public administration (public managers) or in the private sector (private managers). Revenue represents their self-reported total income received annually, before taking taxes or deductions into account, from the forests they own (considered together). Percentages may not total 100 % due to rounding