Forestry Statistics 2011 - UK Grown Timber

Woodbased panels

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A total of 3.4 million m3 of woodbased panel products was produced in 2010, an 11% increase on the 2009 total.  Around three quarters (77%) of woodbased panel products produced in the UK were particleboard (including oriented strand board (OSB)).

Table 2.24 Woodbased panel production, 2001-2010

Year

Particleboard1

Fibreboard2

Total

thousand cubic metres

2001

2 498

757

3 255

2002

2 446 771 3 217

2003

2 526 835 3 361

2004

2 653 880 3 533

2005

2 557 841 3 398

2006

2 626 872 3 498

2007

2 684 865 3 549

2008

2 431 709 3 140

2009 

2 370 660 3 030

2010 

2 594 776 3 370

Source: Wood Panel Industries Federation

Notes:

1. Includes Oriented Strand Board (OSB).

2. Includes Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF).

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