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Forest Resources Assessment

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) collects global data on forest resources every 5 years. 

Latest return:
Forest Resources Assessment 2015:  UK submissionExcel tables 

Coverage:  United Kingdom 

Geographical breakdown:  None 

Statistician:  Sheila Ward 

Jackie Watson
Tel:  0300 067 5238

Next update:  date to be confirmed 

Pre-release access:
Information on pre-release access to Forestry Commission official statistics can be found on the pre-release access pages, including lists of the individuals who are given pre-release access to specific publications. 

Previous returns:
Copies of previous UK returns submitted by the Forestry Commission, are available below:

Further information:
Further information on the Forest Resources Assessment, including details of terms and definitions used, and results for all countries are available at

Last updated: 10th March 2018