Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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Mills in Scotland consumed one half (50%) of the 5.3 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2009. A further 29% was consumed by mills in England, 11% in Wales and 10% in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.13 Consumption of softwood by country, 2000-2009

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand green tonnes

2000

1 503

713

1 834

662

4 711

2001

1 435

724

2 016

662

4 838

2002

1 362 720 2 167 662 4 912

2003

1 433 777 2 166 662 5 037

2004

1 394 813 2 310 662 5 178

2005

1 416 746 2 349 685 5 196

2006

1 603 757 2 430 686 5 476

2007

1 674 784 2 683 713 5 853

2008

1 533 619 2 415 560 5 127

2009 

1 548 558  2 672 532 5 311

Source: Sawmill Survey

Data: 

Longer time series of the above table, and for mills in England by region, are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

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