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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.
Statistics on woodland area and certified woodland area at March 2022 and on new planting and restocking for the period 2020/21 were previously published in Provisional Woodland Statistics 2021, released on 16 June 2022. For further details on revisions, see the Woodland Areas and Planting section of the Sources chapter.
A copy of all woodland area and planting data sets, along with longer time series (where available) can be accessed in spreadsheet format from the Data Downloads page.
The main findings are:
Chapter 1 in PDF format
Chapter 1 data set in OpenDocument Spreadsheet format
Chapter 1 data set in Excel spreadsheet format
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