Below you'll find critical characteristics of forests in Europe as reported in the latest State of Europe's Forests report in 2020. The statistics have been aggregated by EU27 and EE38 as well by different regions as presented in the map.

Key facts about European forests

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Fellings (M m3) in 2015

 

Fellings as % of increment in 2015

 

Forest area per capita in 2018

 

Forest area available for wood supply in 2020

 

Growing stock per ha in 2020

 

Roundwood removals from forests in 2017

 

Forest area in 2020

 

Forest area as % of total land in 2020

 

Net annual increment per hectare in 2015

 

Forest area undisturbed by man in 2020

 

Semi-natural forests in 2020

 

Plantations in 2020

 

Share of forest area dominated by introduced tree species

 

Share of forest area designated for the protection of soil, water and other ecosystem services in 2020

 

Share of forest area in private ownership (%) in 2015

 

Share of forest area protected for biodiversity in 2020

 

Share of forest area protected for landscape in 2020

 

Forest sector work force (1000 FTE) in 2015