Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Sawmills with total sawnwood production of 10 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 93% of the total softwood consumed by sawmills in 2009.

Table 2.12 Consumption of softwood by size of mill, 2000-2009

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

  Total

 

  < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

  50 +

 
thousand green tonnes

2000

49

365

309

503

895

2 590 4 711

2001

40

280

295

634

846

2 742 4 838

2002

33 248 279 659 680 3 013 4 912

2003

29 239 227 598 835 3 110 5 037

2004

31 218 216 630 686 3 397 5 178

2005

29 230 232 518 579 3 607 5 196

2006

29 200 243 613 661 3 730 5 476

2007

30 184 203 610 840 3 985 5 853

2008

31 197 190 620 660 3 430 5 127

2009 

35 183 163 684 577 3 668  5 311

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

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

Data: 

Longer time series of the above table are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

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