Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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The majority of the 196 active sawmills in 2009 (101) were in England, 68 were in Scotland, 18 in Wales and 9 in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.10 Number of sawmills by country, 2000-2009

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

2000

167

27

88

15

297

2001

144

27

85 15

271

2002

130 23 81 15 249

2003

124 22 79 15 240

2004

113 21 75 15 224

2005

108 20 71 14 213

2006

108 21 71 13 213

2007

105 21 70 10 206

2008

103 19 68 8 198

2009

101 18 68 9 196

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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