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Data and Statistics

The Forestry and Timber Section has a long-standing tradition of extensive data collection.  Below are outputs for some of the current programmes of recurring statistical work.

Forest Resources

Forest Products

  • Production and Trade

    • Selected production and trade data for 2010-2014 (statistical annex to Forest Products Annual Market Review)
    • Current (complete data for 2007-2011) or in PDF or XLS
    • Complete database, all years, all products - ENG (data for 1964-2013), updated December 2014
    • FAOSTAT (queryable forestry database)
    • Forecasts (2014-2015)

  • Trade Flow, showing value of trade by product group for all regions and between leading countries
  • Trade by Species
  • Secondary Products Trade (2005-2009) in  PDF or XLS
  • Prices, including historical data from 1964-2015
  • FAO Yearbook of Forest Products, all years since 1947

Wood Energy

There have been three Joint Wood Energy Enquiries (JWEE) carried out by the UNECE/FAO on wood energy use in the region. The results and accompanying analysis have been presented at the 34th, 32nd, 31st and 29th meetings of the Joint FAO/UNECE Working Party on Forest Statistics, Economics and Management. The actual data can be found here

Forest Fire Statistics

Cooperation with Economies in Transition

Cooperation with Economies in Transition of Central and Eastern Europe in the Forestry and Forest Products Sector

Data from European Forest Sector Outlook Study


Links to useful stats

Previous Issues of Forest Products Statistics


  • Earlier issues of statistical publications can be found here.  This includes Forest Products Statistics, Prices, Trade Flow, Species Trade and Secondary Products Trade.

last updated September 2015