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The latest National Statistics on forestry produced by the Forestry Commission were released on 30 September 2021 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Detailed statistics are published in the online publication Forestry Statistics 2021, with an extract in Forestry Facts & Figures 2021. 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.
The key points from the latest releases are:
Coverage: United Kingdom
Geographical breakdown: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
PDFs of individual chapters can also be dowloaded below:
Data: All tables are available to download from the Forestry Statistics publication. In addition, longer time series data for some topics are available from Data Downloads.
Statistician: Sheila Ward
Contact: Robert Stagg
tel: 0300 067 5238
Next update: 29 September 2022
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 Facts & Figures:
Experimental Statistics on UK Softwood Removals and Deliveries by Country, 2015-2016 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. Tables from this release are also available in EXCEL format.
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