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 91% of the total sawn softwood produced by sawmills in 2008.

Table 2.14 Production of sawn 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 cubic metres

1999

31

195

208

317

381

1 3982 530

2000

28

213

168

274

466

1 3652 515

2001

24

163

167

355

429

1 4462 583

2002

191471593603541 5802 619

2003

161421303284431 6102 669

2004

171261193313681 7612 722

2005

171161212783171 8772 728

2006

171181283263591 9112 860

2007

181091113354372 0903 100

2008

191161043313691 8342 772

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

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

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