Specification of National Reporting Table T2

T2 Ownership of Forest and Other wooded land

T2.1 Rationale

The information on 'Ownership' is important for policy, institutional and management purposes. It basically defines the boundaries and location of the authority and control over forest and tree resources.

T2.2 Specifications

Units and reporting years

Unit of reporting1000 hectares
Area to which reported figures referForest and Other wooded land
Reporting years1990 and 2000

Categories and definitions

Private ownershipLand owned by individuals, families, private co-operatives, corporations, industries, religious and educational institutions, pension or investment funds, and other private institutions.

Explanatory note

  1. Private owners may be engaged in agriculture or other occupations including forestry.
Public ownershipLand owned by the State (national, state and regional governments) or government-owned institutions or corporations or other public bodies including cities, municipalities, villages and communes.

Explanatory note

  1. Includes ownership by tribal or other indigenous groups of people.
Other ownershipLand that is not classified either as ¿Public ownership¿ or as ¿Private ownership¿.

Explanatory note

  1. Includes land where ownership is not defined.

Current and past definitions are available onFRA 2005 Terms and Definitions

Reporting table template

FRA 2005 categoriesArea (1000 hectares)
ForestOther wooded land
Private ownership

Public ownership

Other ownership


Internal consistency

The total area (the sum of all the three ownership categories) for each of 'Forest' and 'Other wooded land' should match with corresponding figures in National Reporting Table T1.
last updated:  Friday, February 27, 2004