Forestry Statistics 2009 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Sawmills with total sawnwood production of 10 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 92% of the total softwood consumed by sawmills in 2008.

Table 2.12 Consumption of softwood by size of mill, 1999-2008

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

  Total

  < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

  50 +

thousand green tonnes

1999

53

334

374

592

717

2 6104 679

2000

49

365

309

503

895

2 5904 711

2001

40

280

295

634

846

2 7424 838

2002

332482796596803 0134 912

2003

292392275988353 1105 037

2004

312182166306863 3975 178

2005

302302325185793 6075 196

2006

292002436136613 7305 477

2007

311842036108403 9855 854

2008

331971906206603 4305 129

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand m3.

Links to Forestry Statistics 2009