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Forestry Statistics 2013 - Recreation

Visits to woodland - on-site surveys

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Information on visitors to Forest Service sites in Northern Ireland is provided by the Forest Service and relates only to sites where an admission charge is made.

In Northern Ireland in 2012-13, 340 thousand people visited those Forest Service sites where an admission charge was made (Table 6.11). This represented a 21% reduction from the previous year.

Table 6.11 Day visitors to Northern Ireland Forest Service sites 1

Year

Visitors to Forest Service sites

thousands

2003-04

446

2004-05

508

2005-06

433

2006-07

410

2007-08

518

2008-09

451

2009-10

473

2010-11 

468

2011-12 

430

2012-13 

340

Source: Forest Service

Notes:

1. Number of people visiting sites where an admission charge was made, excluding campers.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

 

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