Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

Pulp & paper

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Figures for the production of paper are provided by the Confederation of Paper Industries. They cover all paper production from UK mills, not just those using UK roundwood.

A total of 4.3 million tonnes of paper was produced by UK paper mills in 2009. This represented a 14% decrease from 2008.

Table 2.22 Production of paper and paperboard, 2000-2009

Year

Graphic papers
(incl newsprint)

Sanitary &
household papers

Packaging
materials

     Other

Total paper
& paperboard

thousand tonnes

2000

2 847

724

2 291

743

6 605

2001

2 627

738 2 190

649

6 204

2002

2 526 823 2 207 662 6 218

2003

2 532 808 2 240 646 6 226

2004

2 632 806 2 230 572 6 240

2005

2 654 801 1 989 595 6 039

2006

2 483 805 1 999 301 5 588

2007

2 229 834 1 852 313 5 228

2008

2 063 783 1 838 299 4 983

2009 

1 609 736 1 702 246

4 293

Source: Confederation of Paper Industries

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