Facts and figures

FSC certification has been growing for more than 25 years.

More than:

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FSC-certified forest growth 1997-2021

FSC forest growth 1997-2021


FSC-certified forests by region

FSC-certified forests world map


Global figures

194,914,619 Certified Hectares

53,144 CoC Certificates

1,461 FM/CoC Certificates

1,600 Promotional licence holders

1,209 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

1,655,530 certified hectares

Chain of custody

2,217 CoC certificates

Forest management certificates

23 FM/CoC certificates

Promotional licence holders

131 promotional licence holders


35 international members

Last updated

1 February 2023