Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Mills in Scotland consumed almost one half (45%) of the 5.4 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2006. A further 29% was consumed by mills in England, 14% in Wales and the remaining 13% in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.13 Consumption of softwood by country, 1997-2006

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand green tonnes

1997

1 433

1 604

634662

4 333

1998

1 471

1 628637662

4 398

1999

1 5721 732711662

4 677

2000

1 498

1 831

713

662

4 703

2001

1 422

2 017

724662

4 825

2002

1 3412 1687206624 891

2003

1 4042 1677776625 009

2004

1 3552 3128136625 142

2005

1 3742 3517466855 157

2006

1 5612 4337576865 438

Source: Sawmill Survey


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