Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Wood production

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It is estimated that a total of 3.9 million green tonnes of softwood was removed from non-FC/ FS woodlands in 2006. This is almost unchanged from the 2005 figure.

Table 2.2 Softwood removals survey, 1997-2006

Year

Survey results1

% change

Estimated UK total

thousand green tonnes

Previous year

Latest year

1997

1 685

1 738

3%

2 846

1998

1 980

1 835

-7%

2 638

1999

1 783

1 727

-3%

2 555

2000

1 631 1 647 1% 2 580

2001

1 634 1 837 12% 2 900

2002

1 839 1 902 3% 2 998

2003

1 891 2 222 17% 3 518

2004

2 293 2 367 3% 3 632

2005

2 547 2 744 8% 3 913

2006

2 968 2 973 0% 3 919

Source: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey

Notes:

1. Survey results exclude Northern Ireland before 2004.


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