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Data Downloads

For convenience, this page lists key data tables available for download from the Statistics website. This includes the tables from Forestry Statistics 2021, as well as longer time series data.

Forestry Statistics 2021

All tables from Forestry Statistics 2021 are available to download in Excel or ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) format.

The tables are grouped into one spreadsheet for each chapter:

Chapter 1: Woodland area and planting – Excel/ODS

Chapter 2: Timber – Excel/ODS

Chapter 3: Trade – Excel/ODS

Chapter 4: Carbon – Excel/ODS

Chapter 5: Environment – Excel/ODS

Chapter 6: Social  – Excel/ODS

Chapter 7: Employment & Businesses – Excel/ODS

Chapter 8: Finance & Prices – Excel/ODS

Chapter 9: International Forestry – Excel/ODS

Time series data

Longer time series data is available to download in Excel or ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) format, for the following topics:

Woodland statistics

Woodland area, UK, 1990 to 2022

Certified woodland area, UK, 2004 to 2022

New planting and restocking, UK, 1976 to 2022

Woodland Carbon Code projects, UK, 2011 to 2022

The data are broken down by:

  • England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and GB;
  • New planting, restocking and total planting;
  • Conifers and broadleaves;
  • Forestry England/Forestry and Land Scotland/Natural Resources Wales/Forest Service (FE/FLS/NRW/FS) and private sector.

Timber statistics

Longer time series data to 2021 are available in ODS (Open Document Spreadsheet) formats as follows:

Wood production (roundwood removals)

The data are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and UK;
  • Softwood and hardwood;
  • Forestry England/ Forestry and Land Scotland/ Natural Resources Wales/ Forest Service (FE/FLS/NRW/FS) and private sector.

UK roundwood deliveries

The data cover softwood deliveries and hardwood deliveries.

UK sawmills

The data cover number of mills, consumption of softwood and production of sawn softwood and are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and UK;
  • Size of mill;
  • In addition, time series data by region are available for sawmills in England.

UK round fencing manufacturers

The data cover number of manufacturers and softwood consumption and are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and UK;
  • Size of mill;
  • Source of softwood (UK grown/Imported).

Timber price indices

Longer time series for periods ending March 1985 to March 2022 are available as follows:

Coniferous Standing Sales Price Index for overlapping 12 month periods: Excel/ODS. The data also give underlying figures for volumes, total prices and average prices by average tree size in Great Britain.

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