Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Sawmills with total sawnwood production of 10 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 93% of the total softwood consumed by sawmills in 2007.

Table 2.12 Consumption of softwood by size of mill, 1998-2007

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

Total

< 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

50 +

thousand green tonnes

1998

56

381

405

576

836

2 1394 393

1999

53

334

374

592

717

2 6104 679

2000

49

365

309

503

895

2 5904 711

2001

40

280

295

634

846

2 7424 838

2002

332482796596803 0134 912

2003

292392275988353 1105 037

2004

312182166306863 3975 178

2005

302352325185793 6075 201

2006

292052436136613 7305 482

2007

311892036048403 9855 853

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand m3.

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