Facts and figures

FSC certification has been growing for more than 25 years.

More than:

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FSC-certified forests by region

FSC-certified forest May 2023

Global figures

159,035,592 Certified Hectares

58,101 CoC Certificates

1,520 FM/CoC Certificates

1,713 Promotional licence holders

1,212 International members in 89 Countries

29 Years of existence

49 FM Certificate Holders with verified ecosystem services impacts in 18 Countries

UK figures

FSC-certified forests

1,668,254 certified hectares 

Chain of custody 

2,208 CoC certificates

Forest management certificates

23 FM/CoC certificates

Promotional licence holders

129 promotional licence holders


35 international members

Last updated

1 December 2023