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The latest National Statistics on forestry produced by the Forest Research were released on 29 September 2022 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Detailed statistics are published in the online publication Forestry Statistics 2022, with an extract in Forestry Facts & Figures 2022. They include UK statistics on woodland area, planting, timber, trade, carbon, environment, social, employment and finance & prices as well as some statistics on international forestry. Where possible, figures are also provided for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
PDFs of individual chapters can also be downloaded below:
Forestry Facts & Figures 2022 can be downloaded or a hard copy ordered (free) from Forestry Facts and Figures 2022.
All data tables from Forestry Statistics are available to download. In addition, longer time series data for some topics are available from Data Downloads.
Coverage: United Kingdom
Geographical breakdown: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Statistician: Simon Maxwell
Tel: 0300 067 5997
Next update: 28 September 2023
Pre-release access: Information on pre-release access to this publication can be found at Pre-Release Access to Official Statistics.
Earlier publications are also available, but please note that figures are subject to revision in subsequent releases.
Forestry Statistics 2015 (PDF)
Forestry Statistics 2014 (PDF)
Forestry Facts & Figures
Forestry Facts & Figures 2021 – PDF booklet
Forestry Facts & Figures 2020 – EXCEL; PDF booklet
Forestry Facts & Figures 2019 – Excel; PFD fold-up (for A3 printing)
Forestry Facts & Figures 2018: Excel; PDF fold-up (for A3 printing)
Forestry Facts & Figures 2017 – EXCEL; PDF Fold-up (for A3 printing only)
Forestry Facts & Figures 2016 – EXCEL; PDF fold-up (for A3 printing only)
Forestry Facts & Figures 2015 – EXCEL; PDF fold-up (for A3 printing only)
Forestry Facts & Figures 2014 – EXCEL; PDF fold-up (for A3 printing only)
Experiment statistics on softwood removals and deliveries by country, UK, 2015 to 2016 were released on 8 February 2018. The release provides a further analysis of wood production statistics that were released in Chapter 2 of Forestry Statistics 2017. An accompanying data set is available in Excel format.
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