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 92% of the total sawn softwood produced by sawmills in 2007.

Table 2.14 Production of sawn 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 cubic metres

1998

31

223227

314

446

1 1422 383

1999

31

195

208

317

381

1 3982 530

2000

28

213

168

274

466

1 3652 515

2001

24

163

167

355

429

1 4462 583

2002

191471593603541 5802 619

2003

161421303284431 6102 669

2004

171261193313681 7612 722

2005

171191212783171 8772 730

2006

171211283263591 9112 862

2007

181121113324372 0903 100

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

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

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