Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Mills in Scotland consumed almost one half (46%) of the 5.9 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2007. A further 29% was consumed by mills in England, 13% in Wales and 12% in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.13 Consumption of softwood by country, 1998-2007

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand green tonnes

1998

1 465

1 628637662

4 393

1999

1 5741 732711662

4 679

2000

1 505

1 831

713

662

4 711

2001

1 436

2 015

724662

4 838

2002

1 3632 1667206624 912

2003

1 4342 1657776625 037

2004

1 3942 3108136625 178

2005

1 4212 3497466855 201

2006

1 6082 4307576865 482

2007

1 6732 6837847145 853

Source: Sawmill Survey

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