Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Wood production

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It is estimated that a total of 4.4 million green tonnes of softwood was removed from non-FC/ FS woodlands in 2007. This is an 11% increase from the 2006 figure.

Table 2.2 Private sector softwood removals survey1, 1998-2007

Year

Survey results2

% change

Estimated UK total

thousand green tonnes

Previous year

Latest year

1998

1 980

1 835

-7%

2 638

1999

1 783

1 727

-3%

2 555

2000

1 6311 6471%2 580

2001

1 6341 83712%2 900

2002

1 8391 8913%2 982

2003

1 8912 22117%3 497

2004

2 2932 3764%3 625

2005

2 5472 7408%3 900

2006

2 9783 0432%3 984

2007

3 0343 36811%4 424

Source: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey

Notes:

1.  Removals from non-FC/ FS woodlands only.

2.  Survey results exclude Northern Ireland before 2004.

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