It is estimated that around 11,000 hectares a year are damaged, with windblow accounting for around half the total.
|annual area damaged|
|Insects and diseases||1|
|Wildlife and grazing||3|
|Other human induced||0|
|Storm, wind, snow, etc||6|
|Total area damaged||11|
1. Estimates are for the area where damage causes mortality or such severe dieback that the forest ecosystem changes.
2.4 Forest and other wooded land with damage, classified by primary damaging agent – abiotic, biotic and human induced – and by forest type