Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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A total of 211 sawmills processed UK roundwood in 2007.  Around two thirds of sawmills produced less than five thousand m3 sawnwood (softwood and hardwood).

Table 2.9 Number of sawmills by size of mill, 1998-2007

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

Total

< 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

50 +

1998

139

118

38

21

13

12341

1999

129

105

36

22

12

15319

2000

116

102

32

19

14

14297

2001

101

91

28

24

12

15271

2002

928126241016249

2003

917622231216240

2004

876720231018225

2005

86612019920215

2006

856019211020215

2007

855617211220211

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

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

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