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Forestry Statistics 2015 - Recreation

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Day visitors to Northern Ireland Forest Service sites

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 2014-15, 397 thousand people visited those Forest Service sites where an admission charge was made (Table 6.10). This represented a 9% increase from the previous year, but remains below the level of most earlier years.

Table 6.10 Day visitors to Northern Ireland Forest Service sites 1

Year

Visitors to Forest Service sites

thousands

2005-06

433

2006-07

410

2007-08

518

2008-09

451

2009-10

473

2010-11 

468

2011-12 

430

2012-13 

340

2013-14 

364

2014-15

397

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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