Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - Larger Mills

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In 2007, 39% of sawn softwood production was used for fencing, 34% for construction, 26% for packaging and pallets and the remaining 1% went to all other markets.

Table 2.19 Larger mills1, 2007: sawn softwood product markets

Product market

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

per cent

Construction

22

45

22

33

34

Fencing

55

29

35

43

39

Packaging/ pallets

23

26

38

21

26

Other

0

0

4

3

1

Total

100

100

100

100

100

Source: Sawmill Survey (detailed)

Notes:

1. Sawmills producing at least 10 thousand m3 sawnwood (softwood and hardwood).

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