We produce statistics on a wide range of topics related to forestry.

Our main statistics are published annually in Forestry Statistics and summarised in Forestry Facts and Figures.

Use the menu on the left for further information and access to latest and archived publications and to longer time series data.

How we comply with the UK Statistics Authority's Code of Practice for Official Statistics, statistical survey control, statistical reviews and our annual workplan.

The National Forest Inventory (NFI) is a continuous survey of woodland in Great Britain, comprising a woodland map and a field survey, conducted on a five-year cycle. 

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Latest News

The annual surveys of the UK timber industry are now available and can be filled online.

Woodland Carbon Code Statistics: Data to March 2014 Published 10 April 2014.

A correction has been made to the conifer/broadleaf breakdown of woodland area (Forestry Statistics 2013 Table 1.1).

Timber Price Indices: Data to September 2013 Published 7 November 2013.

A revision to the UNECE Timber Forecast was made on 4 October 2013.

The Forestry Commission’s revisions policy sets out how revisions and errors to statistics are dealt with.

Forestry Statistics 2013 and Forestry Facts & Figures 2013 were released on 26 September 2013.

Public Opinion of Forestry 2013 reports for UK and England, Scotland and Wales. Published 25 July 2013.

Last updated: 04/09/2014

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A new body, Natural Resources Wales has taken over the functions previously carried out by Forestry Commission Wales. For a limited period some Natural Resources Wales online services will continue to be provided on this website.

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