Conservation status of forest-related habitat types of European Union interest listed in the EU Habitats Directive in the EU-25 (number of assessments in brackets)

Figure Created 14 Jun 2010 Published 14 Jun 2010 Last modified 23 Jan 2015
Conservation status of habitats per biogeographic area in forest ecosystems. Statistics by region on the left, overall statistics on the right.



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  • Twenty-one percent of the conservation status assessments of forest habitats are favourable.
  • Some 63 % of the assessments are unfavourable.
  • Sixteen percent of the assessments are given as unknown.
  • The Alpine and Mediterranean regions have the highest percentage of favourable assessments.
  • There are no favourable assessments for the Atlantic, Boreal and Macaronesian regions.

Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.

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