Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Pulp & paper

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Figures for the production of pulp and paper are provided by the Confederation of Paper Industries. They cover all paper production from UK mills, not just those using UK roundwood.

A total of 5.6 million tonnes of paper were produced by UK paper mills in 2006.

Table 2.23 Production of paper and paperboard, 1997-2006

Year

Graphic papers
(incl newsprint)

Sanitary &
household papers

       Packaging
materials

             Other

Total paper
  & paperboard

thousand tonnes

1997

2 809

639

2 617415

6 480

1998

2 788

6352 590464

6 477

1999

2 8167182 527515

6 576

2000

2 847

724

2 291

743

6 605

2001

2 627

738

2 190649

6 204

2002

2 5268232 2076626 218

2003

2 5328082 2406466 226

2004

2 6328062 2305726 240

2005

2 6548011 9895956 039

2006

2 4848061 7555445 589

Source: Confederation of Paper Industries


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