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

160,595,821 Certified Hectares

60,784 CoC Certificates

1,547 FM/CoC Certificates

1,728 Promotional licence holders

1,194 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

1,673,247 certified hectares 

Chain of custody 

2,230 CoC certificates

Forest management certificates

23 FM/CoC certificates

Promotional licence holders

129 promotional licence holders


36 international members

Last updated

1 May 2024