Forestry Statistics 2008 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Sawmills consumed a total of 5.9 million green tonnes of softwood in 2007, an increase of 7% from the 2006 figure. Over the same period, hardwood consumption increased by 3% to 87 thousand green tonnes in 2007

Table 2.8 Consumption and production by UK sawmills, 1998-2007

Year

Softwood

Hardwood

consumption: thousand green tonnes, production: thousand m3 sawnwood

Consumption of

Production

Consumption of

Production

UK grown

Imported

Total

UK grown

Imported

Total

1998

4 146

246

4 393

2 383

254

8262128

1999

4 452

227

4 679

2 530

227

7234120

2000

4 4762344 7112 51519911210108

2001

4 5982394 8382 5831831720097

2002

4 6772354 9122 6191621818091

2003

4 8122255 0372 6691381815781

2004

4 9532265 1782 722922812060

2005

4 9292725 2012 730723410653

2006

5 2152665 4822 86264228545

2007

5 5902635 8533 10066218745

Source: Sawmill Survey

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