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

158,684,251 Certified Hectares

55,623 CoC Certificates

1,489 FM/CoC Certificates

1,632 Promotional licence holders

1,224 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

1,652,516 certified hectares

Chain of custody

2,221 CoC certificates

Forest management certificates

23 FM/CoC certificates

Promotional licence holders

122 promotional licence holders


35 international members

Last updated

1 June 2023