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Data Downloads

For convenience, this page lists key data tables available for download from the Statistics website. This includes the tables from Forestry Statistics 2016, as well as longer time series data.

Excel tables from Forestry Statistics 2016

All tables from Forestry Statistics 2016 are available to download as Excel spreadsheets.

The tables are grouped into one spreadsheet for each chapter:

Chapter 1 - Woodland area and planting: Excel 

Chapter 2 - Timber: Excel 

Chapter 3 - Trade: Excel 

Chapter 4 - UK forests and climate change: Excel

Chapter 5 - Environment: Excel

Chapter 6 - Recreation: Excel

Chapter 7 - Employment & Businesses: Excel

Chapter 8 - Finance & Prices: Excel 

Chapter 9 - International Forestry: Excel

 


 

Time series data

Longer time series data is available to download as Excel spreadsheets and PDF tables, for the following topics:

Woodland statistics

New planting and restocking for 1976 to 2016: Excel / PDF . The data are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and UK;
  • New planting, restocking and total planting;
  • Conifers and broadleaves;
  • Forestry Commission/Natural Resources Wales/Forest Service (FC/NRW/FS) and Private sector.

Certified woodland areas for 2001 to 2016: Excel / PDF . The data are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and UK;
  • Forestry Commission/Natural Resources Wales/Forest Service (FC/NRW/FS) and Private sector.

Timber statistics

Longer time series data to 2016 final are avaliable as follows;

Wood production (roundwood removals): Excel / PDF

The data are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, GB and UK;
  • Softwood and hardwood;
  • Forestry Commission/Natural Resources Wales/Forest Service (FC/NRW/FS) and private sector.

UK roundwood deliveries: Excel / PDF The data cover softwood deliveries and hardwood deliveries.

UK sawmills: Excel / PDF The data cover number of mills, consumption of softwood and production of sawn softwood and are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and UK;
  • Size of mill.

In addition, time series data by region are available for sawmills in England: ExcelPDF .

UK round fencing manufacturers: Excel / PDF  The data cover number of manufacturers and softwood consumption and are broken down by:

  • England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and UK;
  • Size of mill;
  • Source of softwood (UK grown/Imported).

Timber price indices

Longer time series for periods ending March 1985 to September 2016 are avaliable as follows:

Coniferous Standing Sales Price Index for overlapping 12 month periods: Excel / PDF .  The data also give underlying figures for volumes, total prices and average prices by average tree size in Great Britain.

Softwood Sawlog Price Index for 6 month periods: Excel / PDF . The data also give underlying figures for average prices in Great Britain.

 


Woodland Carbon Code Statistics

Quarterly Woodland Carbon Code Statistics data to September 2016: Excel 

Last updated: 9th November 2016