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Forestry Statistics 2014 - Woodland Areas and Planting

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Figure 1.3 presents the age profile of woodland in Great Britain for conifers and for broadleaves. It shows that broadleaves are more evenly distributed across the age classes than conifers.

Figure 1.3 Age profile of woodland in GB

Figure 1.3 Age profile of woodland in GB 

Source: National Forest Inventory: 50-year forecast of softwood availability (Forestry Commission, April 2014). National Forest Inventory: 50-year forecast of hardwood availability (Forestry Commission, April 2014).


1. Stocked area only: excludes felled areas and (for private sector land) open space.

2.  Areas at 31 March 2012.

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

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