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This chapter contains statistics on:
Estimates for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are included in addition to UK totals. International comparisons are provided in the International Forestry chapter. Further information on the data sources and methodology used to compile the figures is provided in the Sources chapter.
Figures on woodland area and certified woodland area at March 2021 and on new planting and restocking for the period 2020-2021 were previously published in "Provisional Woodland Statistics: 2021 edition", released on 17 June 2021. Some figures for woodland area at March 2021 and planting in 2020-2021 have been revised from those previously published. For further details on revisions, see the Woodland Areas and Planting section of the Sources chapter.
A copy of all woodland area and planting tables, along with longer time series (where available) can be accessed in spreadsheet format from the Data Downloads web page at Data Downloads – Forest Research.
The main findings are:
Chapter 1 text in PDF format
Chapter 1 tables in Microsoft Excel format
Chapter 1 tables in OpenDocument Spreadsheet format
FS2021 Introduction & Glossary
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