Forestry Statistics 2009 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Mills in Scotland consumed almost one half (47%) of the 5.1 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2008. A further 30% was consumed by mills in England, 12% in Wales and 11% in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.13 Consumption of softwood by country, 1999-2008

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand green tonnes

1999

1 5747111 732662

4 679

2000

1 505

713

1 831

662

4 711

2001

1 436

724

2 015

662

4 838

2002

1 3637202 1666624 912

2003

1 4347772 1656625 037

2004

1 3948132 3106625 178

2005

1 4167462 3496855 196

2006

1 6037572 4306865 477

2007

1 6747842 6837145 854

2008

1 5336192 4155625 129

Source: Sawmill Survey

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