Forestry Statistics 2010 - UK Grown Timber

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A total of 373 thousand green tonnes of softwood (UK grown and imported) was purchased by softwood fencing manufacturers in 2009. This represents an increase of 2% from the 2008 total of 365 thousand green tonnes.

Table 2.27 Roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2000-2009

Year

Size category (consumption)1

     Total

 

   < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

   10 +

 

thousand green tonnes

2000

14

86

66

202

367

2001

12

78

65 191

345

2002

11 66 74 159 310

2003

9 66 68 143 285

2004

8 73 59 154 293

2005

8 65 56 235 364

2006

9 83 52 156 301

2007

11 67 66 176 320

2008

8 68 70 219 365

2009 

 7 66  82 218  373

Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

Notes:

1.  Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.

2.  This table includes purchases of both UK grown and imported softwood, whereas table 2.25 relates to UK grown softwood only.

 

Data: 

Longer time series of roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, by size category and by country (England/ Scotland/ Wales/ Northern Ireland) are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

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