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United Kingdom - Forest area as a share of land area

13.0
(%)
in 2015

Between 2006 and 2015, forest area as a share of land area of United Kingdom grew substantially from 12.5 to 13 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached 0.54 % in 2015.

Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

Date Value Change, %
2015 13.0 0.54 %
2014 12.9 0.55 %
2013 12.9 0.55 %
2012 12.8 0.55 %
2011 12.7 0.56 %
2010 12.6 0.25 %
2009 12.6 0.25 %
2008 12.6 0.25 %
2007 12.5 0.25 %
2006 12.5 0.25 %
2005 12.5 0.45 %
2004 12.4