Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Miscellaneous products

previous | next  

A total of 293 thousand green tonnes of UK softwood was purchased by softwood fencing manufacturers in 2006. This represents a fall of 9% from the 2005 total of 322 thousand green tonnes.

Table 2.29 UK roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, 1997-2006

Year

Size category (consumption)1

Total

< 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 +

thousand green tonnes

1997

19

101

69 182

371

1998

15

112 58 216

401

1999

12 98 56 240

406

2000

15

82

60

190

347

2001

13

74

59 200

346

2002

12 63 68 148 290

2003

10 62 62 132 266

2004

9 69 53 143 274

2005

11 66 50 194 322

2006

12 77 49 154 293

Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.


Links