Forestry Statistics 2009 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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1.3 million cubic metres (47%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland in 2008. A further 31% was produced by mills in England, 12% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.15 Production of sawn softwood by country, 1999-2008

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand cubic metres

1999

879370940342

2 530

2000

815

369

989

342

2 515

2001

786

381

1 074

342

2 583

2002

7513811 1463422 619

2003

7813921 1553422 669

2004

7444081 2283422 722

2005

7463681 2473652 728

2006

8533781 2973322 860

2007

8844051 4523603 100

2008

8473191 3132942 772

Source: Sawmill Survey

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