Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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The majority of the 226 active sawmills in 2006 (117) were in England, 73 were in Scotland, 21 in Wales and 15 in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.10 Number of sawmills by country, 1997-2006

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

1997

233

101

3115

380

1998

206

953015

346

1999

193872915

324

2000

173

87

27

15

302

2001

151

85

2715

278

2002

138812315257

2003

132792215248

2004

121762115233

2005

117722015224

2006

117732115226

Source: Sawmill Survey


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