Forestry Statistics 2012 - UK-Grown Timber

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A total of 383 thousand green tonnes of softwood (UK-grown and imported) was purchased by softwood fencing manufacturers in 2011 (Table 2.26). This represents an increase of 4% from the 2010 total of 369 thousand green tonnes.

Table 2.26 Roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2002-2011

Year

Size category (consumption)1

     Total

 

   < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

   10 +

 

thousand green tonnes

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 66 201 345

2008

8 68 70 239 385

2009 

 7 66  82 239  394

2010 

7 63 86 213 369

2011 

8 65 60 250 383

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 2.24 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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