Forestry Statistics 2007 - Woodland Areas and Planting

NIWT: number of trees

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There are estimated to be around 3,814 million trees in Great Britain. The majority of these (56%) are in Scotland, with a further 34% in England and the remainder in Wales.

Table 1.9 Number of trees in GB

England

Scotland

   Wales

       GB

million trees

Conifers (woods over 2 ha)

523

1 892

252

2 667

Broadleaves (woods over 2 ha)

577

188

92

857

Small woods and other

179

73

38

290

All trees

1 279

2 154

382

3 814

Not National Statistics.

Source: 1995-99 National Inventory of Woodland and Trees.


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