Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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1.5 million cubic metres (47%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland. A further 29% was produced by mills in England, 13% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.15 Production of sawn softwood by country, 1998-2007

Year

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand cubic metres

1998

824

883335342

2 383

1999

879940370342

2 530

2000

815

989

369

342

2 515

2001

786

1 074

381342

2 583

2002

7511 1463813422 619

2003

7811 1553923422 669

2004

7441 2284083422 722

2005

7491 2473683652 730

2006

8551 2973783322 862

2007

8841 4524053603 100

Source: Sawmill Survey

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