Key message

The number and area of wildfires varies greatly between years, as the incidence depends on the weather conditions in each year. In Slovenia, the western, sub-Mediterranean part of the country is the most endangered. Climate change will also pose a greater fire risk in the eastern part of Slovenia.


Charts

Figure PP16-1: Number of wildfires in Slovenia, by type of land use, 2005- 2021
Sources:

Administration for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, 2022

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Forest fires [number] Fires on cultivated land [number] Medlands fires [number] Other fires [number] All fires in nature [number]
2005 244 41 783 422 1490
2006 297 62 577 543 1479
2007 443 109 814 466 1832
2008 172 57 600 492 1321
2009 281 59 907 379 1626
2010 134 32 417 403 986
2011 331 68 915 626 1940
2012 462 112 1349 837 2760
2013 268 63 453 598 1382
2014 154 26 266 442 888
2015 301 55 562 606 1524
2016 321 50 437 608 1416
2017 594 88 813 903 2398
2018 180 45 237 566 1028
2019 218 57 502 800 1577
2020 202 34 306 1088 1630
2021 104 36 401 893 1434
Figure PP16-2: Area of wildires fires by type of land use, 2005- 2021
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air transport[ha] road transport[ha] rail transport[ha] pipeline transport[ha] [ha]
2005 189.69 1.46 531.49 13.72 736.36
2006 1441.81 11.39 427.25 88.18 1968.63
2007 278.12 11.79 290.87 116.02 696.80
2008 579.94 13.35 364.45 79.12 1036.86
2009 292.56 13.70 597.98 91.31 995.55
2010 117.73 3.76 180.67 105.79 407.95
2011 293.10 32.83 579.15 255.13 1160.21
2012 358.90 11.11 694.01 265.37 1329.39
2013 100.12 9.49 107.47 217.65 434.73
2014 76.17 2.74 62.39 196.34 337.64
2015 187.39 60.61 182.13 266.95 697.08
2016 635.20 13.51 125.72 174.46 948.89
2017 449 37.12 385.78 811.95 1683.85
2018 74.44 16.42 100.10 403.21 594.17
2019 322.41 9.60 193.95 501.25 1027.21
2020 130.49 17.73 74.92 652.80 875.94
2021 115.13 35.99 102.38 609.34 862.84
Figure PP16-3: Map of fire-prone forests in Slovenia
Figure PP16-4: Number of fires in european countries 2020
Sources:

EFFIS, 2022

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count [%] area [%]
Czech Republic 108 1305
Luxemburg 120 118
Ireland 142 23994
Poland 157 64
Slovenia 221 477
Malta 233 60
Austria 499 5258
Portugal 581 309
Cyprus 581 309
Croatia 627 5152
Iceland 724 1072
Spain 1239 2895
Hungary 1260 719
Romania 1260 719
Bulgaria 1360 368
Belgium 1360 368
Greece 2081 484
EU-28 4865 55656
Denmark 5305 821
Netherlands 5305 821
France 6627 8417
Italy 7372 17077
Germany 9619 67170
Latvia 9619 67170
Slovakia 9619 67170
Sweden 9619 67170
Estonia 9619 67170
Finland 9619 67170
Lithuania 9619 67170
United Kingdom 9619 67170
Finland 9619 67170
Sweden 9619 67170
Germany 9619 67170
Latvia 9619 67170

Methodology

Date of data source summarization