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

161,827,174 Certified Hectares

61,610 CoC Certificates

1,550 FM/CoC Certificates

1,718 Promotional licence holders

1,183 International members in 89 Countries

30 Years of existence

76 FM Certificate Holders with verified ecosystem services impacts in 24 Countries

UK figures

FSC-certified forests

1,626,469 certified hectares 

Chain of custody 

2,235 CoC certificates

Forest management certificates

22 FM/CoC certificates

Promotional licence holders

126 promotional licence holders


36 international members

Last updated

1 July 2024