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Indicators

UK

Indicators for UK woodlands are produced every 4 years as part of Forest Europe’s pan-European indicators of sustainable forest management

Prior to this, the UK Indicators of Sustainable Forestry were released in 2002.  Whilst this publication has been discontinued, annual updates to data for many of the indicators in this release are provided in Forestry Statistics.

Some indicators related to woodland are also included in:
• UK biodiversity indicators

• Sustainable Development indicators


England

FC England's Corporate Plan for 2011-15 lists a range of indicators on FC impact, FC input and the state of England's woodlands.  Headline performance reports, covering 6 of the indicators, are released quarterly.  The full set of Corporate Plan Performance Indicators and Woodland Indicators are released annually.  Both annual and quarterly indicators are available at www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-8kmhu6

Some indicators related to woodland are also included in:
• England biodiversity indicators

• England natural environment indicators


Scotland

The current Scottish Forestry Strategy (SFS) was launched in October 2006.  The strategy included a number of indicators under 6 key themes.  Annual progress reports are available at http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/supporting/strategy-policy-guidance/forestry-strategy.


Wales

The Welsh Government’s Woodlands for Wales strategy is available at http://wales.gov.uk/topics/environmentcountryside/forestry/woodlandsforwales/?lang=en.  Indicators are reported annually by the Welsh Government at http://wales.gov.uk/statistics-and-research/woodlands-wales-indicators/?lang=en.

Last updated: 25th February 2016