Forestry Statistics 2007 - Woodland Areas and Planting

New planting & restocking by ownership

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Almost all new planting (98% in 2006-07) takes place on non-FC/FS land. In contrast, more than half of restocking occurs on FC/FS land (55%).

Table 1.13 New planting and restocking by ownership

Year
(ending 31/3)

New Planting

Restocking

Total
thousand hectares

FC/FS

Non-FC/FS

Total

FC/FS

Non-FC/FS

Total

FC/FS

Non-FC/FS

Total

England

2002-03

0.7 5.2 5.9 2.3

1.1

3.4 3.0 6.3 9.2

2003-04

0.1

4.6

4.6

2.2

0.9

3.2 2.3 5.5 7.8

2004-05

0.1

5.3

5.3 1.8

0.9

2.8 1.9 6.2 8.1

2005-06

0.2 3.5 3.7 2.4 0.8 3.2 2.6 4.3 6.8

2006-07

0.2 2.9 3.2 1.8 0.9 2.7 2.0 3.9 5.9

Scotland

2002-03

0.1 6.6 6.7 5.0 3.5 8.5 5.1 10.1 15.2

2003-04

0.1 6.7 6.8 5.3 3.6 8.9 5.4 10.3 15.7

2004-05

0.0 5.6 5.7 5.3 4.2 9.5 5.3 9.8 15.2

2005-06

0.1 3.9 4.0 4.4 3.8 8.2 4.5 7.7 12.2

2006-07

0.0 6.6 6.6 5.4 6.0 11.4 5.4 12.6 18.0

Wales

2002-03

0.0 0.3 0.3 1.2 0.7 1.9 1.2 1.0 2.2

2003-04

0.0 0.5 0.5 1.4 0.4 1.8 1.4 0.9 2.3

2004-05

0.0 0.5 0.5 1.3 0.3 1.6 1.3 0.8 2.1

2005-06

0.0 0.5 0.5 1.7 0.8 2.5 1.7 1.3 2.9

2006-07

0.0 0.4 0.4 1.7 1.0 2.7 1.7 1.4 3.1

Northern Ireland

2002-03

0.1 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.5 1.3

2003-04

0.1 0.4 0.5 1.0 0.1 1.0 1.1 0.5 1.6

2004-05

0.0 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.1 1.0 0.9 0.4 1.3

2005-06

0.0 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.5

2006-07

0.0 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.8 0.7 0.5 1.3

UK Total

2002-03

0.9 12.6 13.5 9.1 5.3 14.5 10.0 17.9 28.0

2003-04

0.3 12.1 12.4 9.9 5.0 14.9 10.2 17.2 27.3

2004-05

0.1 11.8 11.9 9.4 5.5 14.8 9.5 17.3 26.7

2005-06

0.3 8.4 8.7 9.3 5.5 14.8 9.6 13.9 23.5

2006-07

0.2 10.4 10.7 9.7 8.0 17.7 9.9 18.4 28.3

Source: Forestry Commission, Forest Service, grant schemes.


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