Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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1.3 million cubic metres (46%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland. A further 30% was produced by mills in England, 13% in Wales and 12% in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.15 Production of softwood by country, 1997-2006

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand cubic metres

1997

823

876

342342

2 382

1998

828

883335342

2 387

1999

879940370342

2 531

2000

815

989

369

342

2 514

2001

783

1 075

381342

2 581

2002

7451 1473813422 614

2003

7721 1563923422 661

2004

7321 2304083422 711

2005

7341 2483683652 716

2006

8411 2993783322 850

Source: Sawmill Survey


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