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Table 6 Areas and growing stock volumes of natural forests and plantations from eight NFIs in China

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

NFIs Natural forests Plantations
Area (million ha) % Volume (billion m3) % Area (million ha) % Volume (billion m3) %
NFI1 96.09 80.22 8.31 98.11 23.69 19.78 0.16 1.89
NFI2 91.12 80.42 8.53 96.93 22.19 19.58 0.27 3.07
NFI3 91.67 74.72 8.38 94.05 31.01 25.28 0.53 5.95
NFI4 97.48 74.00 9.20 92.84 34.25 26.00 0.71 7.16
NFI5 110.17 70.24 9.90 90.74 46.67 29.76 1.01 9.26
NFI6 115.76 68.49 10.59 87.52 53.26 31.51 1.51 12.48
NFI7 119.69 65.99 11.40 85.33 61.69 34.01 1.96 14.67
NFI8 121.84 63.73 12.30 83.20 69.33 36.37 2.48 16.80