Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Wood production

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Information on removals from Forestry Commission (FC) and Forest Service (FS) woodlands is extracted from administrative systems.

A total of 4.7 million green tonnes of softwood was removed from FC/ FS woodlands in 2007, a 2% increase from the 2006 level.

Table 2.4 FC/ FS softwood removals by country, 1998-2007

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand green tonnes

1998

1 121

2 067

763

238

4 188

1999

1 266

2 351

836

273

4 725

2000

1 156

2 616

752

326

4 850

2001

1 075

2 354

779

396

4 604

2002

1 1032 2688943854 650

2003

1 1072 4058804244 817

2004

1 2042 5277833804 894

2005

1 1652 3886733534 579

2006

1 1522 4546123644 582

2007

1 2112 4965843634 653

Source: Forestry Commission, Forest Service.

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