Forestry Statistics 2009 - Woodland Areas and Planting

New planting & restocking by ownership

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Most of the new planting (84% in 2008-09) takes place on non-FC/FS land. In contrast, more than half of restocking occurs on FC/FS land (58%).

Table 1.12 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

2004-05

0.1

5.3

5.3 1.9

0.9

2.8 1.9 6.2 8.2

2005-06

0.2 3.5 3.7 2.5 0.8 3.2 2.6 4.3 6.9

2006-07

0.2 2.9 3.2 1.9 0.9 2.8 2.1 3.9 5.9

2007-08

0.1 2.5 2.6 2.1 1.4 3.5 2.3 3.8 6.1

2008-09

0.0 2.1 2.1 1.8 1.4 3.2 1.9 3.4 5.3

Wales

2004-05

0.0 0.5 0.5 1.6 0.3 1.8 1.6 0.8 2.4

2005-06

0.0 0.5 0.5 2.0 0.8 2.8 2.0 1.3 3.2

2006-07

0.0 0.4 0.4 2.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 1.4 3.4

2007-08

0.0 0.2 0.2 2.0 0.4 2.3 2.0 0.6 2.5

2008-09

0.0 0.1 0.1 1.6 0.6 2.2 1.6 0.7 2.3

Scotland

2004-05

0.0 5.6 5.7 6.2 4.2 10.4 6.3 9.8 16.1

2005-06

0.1 3.9 4.0 5.2 3.8 9.0 5.3 7.7 13.0

2006-07

0.0 6.6 6.6 6.4 6.0 12.4 6.4 12.6 19.0

2007-08

0.0 4.2 4.2 5.9 6.7 12.6 5.9 10.8 16.7

2008-09

0.9 2.5 3.4 5.2 4.4 9.6 6.1 7.0 13.0

Northern Ireland

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 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.3

2007-08

0.0 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.1

2008-09

0.0 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.1

UK Total

2004-05

0.1 11.8 11.9 10.6 5.5 16.1 10.7 17.3 28.0

2005-06

0.3 8.4 8.7 10.4 5.5 15.9 10.7 13.9 24.6

2006-07

0.2 10.4 10.7 11.0 8.0 19.0 11.2 18.4 29.6

2007-08

0.2 7.4 7.5 10.4 8.5 18.9 10.6 15.9 26.4

2008-09

0.9 5.0 5.9 9.2 6.7 15.9 10.1 11.7 21.8

Source: Forestry Commission, Forest Service, grant schemes.

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