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This booklet contains a summary of statistics about woodland and forestry and includes sections on woodland area, timber and wood products, imports and exports, economics, employment, woodland visits, international comparisons and the environment. The complete statistics for 2023 are available from Forestry Statistics.

This year’s edition of the booklet was published on Thursday 28 September. A PDF is available to download from this page and printed copies are available to order using the details below.

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