Forestry Statistics 2008 - Woodland Areas and Planting

New planting & restocking by ownership

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Almost all new planting (99% in 2007-08) 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

2003-04

0.1

4.6

4.6

2.2

0.9

3.22.35.57.8

2004-05

0.1

5.3

5.31.9

0.9

2.81.96.28.2

2005-06

0.23.53.72.50.83.22.64.36.9

2006-07

0.22.93.21.90.92.82.13.95.9

2007-08

0.12.52.62.11.43.52.33.86.1

Scotland

2003-04

0.16.76.85.33.68.95.410.315.7

2004-05

0.05.65.76.24.210.46.39.816.1

2005-06

0.13.94.05.23.89.05.37.713.0

2006-07

0.06.66.66.46.012.46.412.619.0

2007-08

0.04.24.25.96.712.65.910.816.7

Wales

2003-04

0.00.50.51.40.41.81.40.92.3

2004-05

0.00.50.51.60.31.81.60.82.4

2005-06

0.00.50.52.00.82.82.01.33.2

2006-07

0.00.40.42.01.03.02.01.43.4

2007-08

0.00.20.22.00.42.32.00.62.5

Northern Ireland

2003-04

0.10.40.51.00.11.11.10.51.6

2004-05

0.00.30.40.90.11.00.90.41.3

2005-06

0.00.60.60.80.10.90.90.71.5

2006-07

0.00.50.50.80.10.80.80.51.3

2007-08

0.00.50.60.50.10.50.50.61.1

UK Total

2003-04

0.212.112.49.95.014.910.217.227.3

2004-05

0.111.811.910.65.516.110.717.328.0

2005-06

0.38.48.710.45.515.910.713.924.6

2006-07

0.210.410.711.08.019.011.218.429.6

2007-08

0.27.47.510.48.518.910.615.926.4

Source: Forestry Commission, Forest Service, grant schemes.

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