Forestry Statistics 2012 - Woodland Areas and Planting

National Inventory of Woodland and Trees

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There are estimated to be around 3.8 billion trees in Great Britain (Table 1.9). 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

  Wales

Scotland

        GB

million trees

Conifers (woods over 2 ha)

523

252

1 892

2 667

Broadleaves (woods over 2 ha)

577

92

188

857

Small woods and other

179

38

73

290

All trees

1 279

382

2 154

3 814

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

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

 

 

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