Forestry Statistics 2011 - UK Grown Timber

Wood production

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It is estimated that 75% of all softwood removals from non-FC/ FS woodlands were harvested in Scotland, 14% in England, 9% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland in 2010.

Table 2.3 Non-FC/ FS softwood removals by country, 2001-2010

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand green tonnes

2001

544

375

1 942

29

2 891

2002

383 346 2 213 29 2 972

2003

522 320 2 620 29 3 491

2004

498 323 2 767 30 3 618

2005

595 296 2 963 40 3 894

2006

627 348 2 920 21 3 917

2007

656 409 3 275 29 4 369

2008

671 350 2 971 25 4 016

2009

561 337 2 512 24 3 434

2010

710 456 3 718 57 4 941

Source: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey

Data: 

Longer time series of the above table, including estimates for hardwood removals and for removals from FC/ FS woodlands are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

 

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