Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Wood production

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It is estimated that a total of 3.4 million green tonnes of softwood was removed from non-FC/ FS woodlands in 2009. This is a 17% decrease from the previous year.

Table 2.2 Private sector softwood removals survey, 2000-2009

Year

Survey results2

% change

Estimated UK total

thousand green tonnes

 

Previous year

Latest year

 

 

2000

1 631 1 647 1% 2 572

2001

1 634 1 837 12% 2 891

2002

1 839 1 891 3% 2 972

2003

1 891 2 221 17% 3 491

2004

2 293 2 376 4% 3 618

2005

2 595 2 793 8% 3 894

2006

3 081 3 099 1% 3 917

2007

3 105 3 463 12% 4 369

2008

3 527 3 243 -8% 4 016

2009

3 114 2 599 -17% 3 353

Source: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey

Notes:

1. Removals from non-FC/ FS woodlands only.

2. Survey results exclude Northern Ireland before 2004.

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