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Public Opinion of Forestry surveys – woodland visitors by age group
In the UK 2017 Public Opinion of Forestry survey, around two thirds (68%) of respondents aged 35 to 54 said that they had visited woodland in the last few years for walks, picnics or other recreation (Table 6.6). This compares with around three fifths of respondents aged 16 to 34 (60%) and aged 55 or over (55%).
Table 6.6 Woodland visitors1 by age group
|Year||Aged 16 to 34||Aged 35 to 54||Aged 55 and over||Total|
|per cent of respondents|
Source: UK and GB Public Opinion of Forestry Surveys, 1999 to 2017.
Base: 2,000 respondents (1999, 2001, 2009 to 2017); 4,000 respondents (2003 to 2007).
1. Those stating they had visited woodland in the last few years.
These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics. For further information see the Source chapter.
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