Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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1.4 million cubic metres (50%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland in 2009.  A further 30% was produced by mills in England, 10% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.15 Production of sawn softwood by country, 2000-2009

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand cubic metres

2000

814

369

990

342

2 515

2001

786

381

1 075

342

2 583

2002

750 381 1 147 342 2 619

2003

780 392 1 156 342 2 669

2004

744 408 1 228 342 2 722

2005

746 368 1 247 365 2 727

2006

853 378 1 297 332 2 859

2007

884 405 1 452 359 3 099

2008

846 319 1 313 293 2 771

2009 

 860 282  1 413 268 2 824

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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