Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - Larger Mills

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In 2006, 36% of softwood sawnwood production was used for fencing, 34% for construction, 29% for packaging and pallets and the remaining 1% went to all other markets.

Table 2.19 Larger mills1, 2006: sawnwood product markets

Product market

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

per cent

Construction

23

44

20

33

34

Fencing

52

26

34

43

36

Packaging/ pallets

25

29

46

21

29

Other

0

1

0

3

1

Total

100

100

100

100

100

Source: Sawmill Survey (detailed)

Notes:

1. Sawmills producing at least 10 thousand m3 sawnwood (softwood and hardwood).


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