AL1 Reindeer herds

 

Maximum allowed number of reindeers is set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The target is to ensure sustainability of reindeer pastures based on current knowledge of their state.


A) Reindeer herds in the 12 northernmost
herding co-operatives

Year
Reindeer alive
Maximum allowed
1991
86263
81100
1992
79862
81100
1993
70493
81100
1994
73747
81100
1995
70 613
81 100
1996
73 713
81 100
1997
71 921
81 100
1998
69 283
77 600
1999
68 695
76 100
2000
69 760
76 100
2001
64 398
69 100
2002
68 680
69 100
2003
66 658
69 100
2004
70 916
69 100
2005
73 536
69 100
2006
69 764
69 100
2007
70 386
69 100
2008
71 010
69 100

B) Reindeer density in the 12 northernmost herding co-operatives in 2008

 
Reindeers per km2
Paistunturi
2.26
Kaldoaivi
2.46
Näätämö
2.40
Muddusjärvi
2.46
Vätsäri
3.15
Paatsjoki
1.96
Ivalo
2.19
Hammastunturi
2.48
Sallivaara
2.55
Muotkatunturi
2.81
Näkkälä
2.71
Käsivarsi
2.28
   Download data on a spreadsheet from here

 

Links:

Reindeer Herders' Association

 

References:

(Poromies 2/2000)