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Table 5 The areas and proportions of forest categories from eight NFIs in China (Note: The forests in Taiwan, Hongkong and Macao are not included in this table)

From: The national forest inventory in China: history - results - international context

NFIs Total Protection Forest Special-use forest Timber forest Fuelwood forest Economic forest
Area % Area % Area % Area % Area % Area %
NFI1 119.78 100.00 7.85 6.55 0.67 0.56 99.07 82.71 3.67 3.07 8.52 7.11
NFI2 113.42 100.00 13.21 11.65 1.30 1.14 83.94 74.01 3.69 3.25 11.28 9.95
NFI3 122.80 100.00 17.76 14.47 3.12 2.54 83.73 68.18 4.44 3.62 13.74 11.19
NFI4 131.85 100.00 19.28 14.62 3.35 2.54 88.83 67.38 4.29 3.25 16.10 12.21
NFI5 156.84 100.00 24.59 15.68 3.97 2.53 103.61 66.06 4.45 2.84 20.22 12.89
NFI6 172.79 100.00 58.51 33.86 6.38 3.69 83.47 48.31 3.04 1.76 21.39 12.38
NFI7 193.33 100.00 93.79 48.51 13.22 6.84 64.16 33.19 1.75 0.90 20.41 10.56
NFI8 205.56 100.00 99.67 48.49 16.31 7.93 67.24 32.71 1.77 0.86 20.57 10.01