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Land Use Planning and Zoning

The SWOT analysis for land use planning and zoning shows the current strengthens and weaknesses in Lapland as well as the opportunities and threats until 2020.


  • The natural environment and the wilderness image
  • Natural resources (scenery, untouched nature, minerals, the wind, clean water, etc.)
  • Space and silence
  • Internationality (co-operation with neighbouring countries)


  • New forms of travel
  • New Northern sea routes
  • Increasing global demand for natural resources


  • Impact of long distances on accessibility
  • Changes in the age structure of the population affect the dependency ratio


  • Growing regional differences in development
  • Decreasing population