Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Sawmills with total sawnwood production of 10 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 90% of the total soft sawnwood produced by sawmills in 2006.

Table 2.14 Production of softwood by size of mill, 1997-2006

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

Total

< 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

50 +

thousand cubic metres

1997

41

220

224

304

608

985 2 382

1998

33

226 227

314

446

1 142 2 387

1999

32

197

208

317

378

1 398 2 531

2000

29

218

168

274

460

1 365 2 514

2001

25

169

167

355

420

1 446 2 581

2002

21 153 159 360 341 1 580 2 614

2003

18 148 130 328 428 1 610 2 661

2004

19 132 119 331 350 1 761 2 711

2005

19 125 121 278 347 1 825 2 716

2006

18 127 133 326 390 1 856 2 850

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand m3.


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