How much wood from Cameroon did IKEA use?

We require that suppliers use Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified or recycled wood in our home furnishing products. All information presented here is valid for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) with a reporting period from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022 and, unless otherwise specified, applies to virgin wood used in IKEA home furnishing products (excluding paper). 

Key metrics

Amount of virgin wood used roundwood equivalent (RWE): 421 m3

Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: <0.1%

Approximate proportion of Cameroon’s total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: <0.01%

Approximate proportion of Cameroon’s forests that are FSC-certified: 2%

Years in IKEA supply chain: 10

Regions and types of forests

In FY22, virgin wood of Cameroonian origin used in IKEA products came from actively managed tropical forests in the central region.

Wood species


Where else in the world did IKEA use wood from?

Visit our global wood supply map