Tasmania’s total land mass is approximately 6 810 000 hectares, of which 3 354 000 hectares is forested.
53 per cent of all Tasmania’s forests (and 58.2 per cent of Tasmania’s native forests) are protected in reserves. This includes 87 per cent of Tasmania’s old growth forests. Tasmania’s plantation forests are predominantly in private ownership and comprises approximately 75 per cent hardwood and 25 per cent soft wood.
Sources: State of the Forests Tasmania, 2017