Private-Sector Afforestation in Scotland, 1975-1984; Population of Estates/Units Carrying Out Afforestation

  • Alexander Smith Mather (Creator)
  • N. C. Murray (Creator)
  • Brice Rea (Data Manager)



Land use and planning
Agriculture and rural industry

To establish:-
(i) the pattern (spatial and environmental) of private sector afforestation
(ii) the effects in terms of employment
(iii) the effects in terms of land use
(iv) possible differences between sub-sectors of the private sector

Main Topics:
Plantation size, composition, land type; previous land use, land uses displaced; employment levels; owner and manager type.
The depositors emphasise that the dataset is unlikely to be 100% accurate and comprehensive. It is possible that some 'afforesters' have been omitted, and that the area of afforestation is less than 10ha in some cases.

Land ownership units in the private sector carrying out afforestation of more than 10ha in Scotland, 1975-1984
Date made available26 Nov 1987
PublisherUK Data Service
Date of data production1975 - 1984
Geographical coverageScotland

Funder and Grant Reference number

  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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