National Forest Inventory
Figure 1.3 presents the age profile of woodland in Great Britain for conifers and for broadleaves. It shows that the broadleaves are more evenly distributed across the age classes than conifers.
Figure 1.3 Age profile of woodland in GB
Source: National Forest Inventory: Standing timber volume for coniferous trees in Britain (April 2012),
National Forest Inventory preliminary estimates of quantities of broadleaved species in British woodlands, with special focus on ash (December, 2012).
1. Stocked area only: excludes felled areas and (for non-FC land) open space.
These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics