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.

The annual surveys of the UK timber industry can now be completed online.

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. 

Economic research


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Recent reports

Woodland Carbon Code Statistics: Data to December 2014  Published 15 January 2015.

Timber Price Indices: data to September 2014 Published 6 November 2014.

Forest Resources Assessment 2015: UK Report Published 30 October 2014.

Revised versions of the Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire: Final 2013 data and the Timber Forecast Questionnaire 2014: UK forecasts were published on 27 October 2014. For more information please follow the links above.

Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting for Forestry Published 9 October 2014.

Woodland Carbon Code Statistics: Data to September 2014  Published 9 October 2014.

Forestry Statistics 2014 and Forestry Facts & Figures 2014 Published 25 September 2014

Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire: Final 2013 data Published 18 September 2014.

Timber Forecast Questionnaire 2014: UK forecasts Published 18 September 2014.

Nursery Survey: 2014 Edition Published 4 September 2014.

Public Opinion of Forestry 2014: Northern Ireland Published 28 August 2014.

National Forest Inventory reports: Carbon in Live Woodland Trees in Britain and Biomass in Live Woodland Trees in Britain Published 30 May 2014.

50 year forecast of softwood timber availability and 50 year forecast of hardwood timber availability Published 30 April 2014.

Last updated: 01/22/2015

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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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