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Forestry Statistics 2013 - UK-Grown Timber

Wood production

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It is estimated that 72% of all softwood removals from non-FC/FS woodlands were harvested in Scotland, 16% in England, 12% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland in 2012 (Table 2.2).

Table 2.2 Non-FC/FS softwood removals by country, 2003-2012

Year

England

  Wales

Scotland

Northern
Ireland

        UK

thousand green tonnes

2003

461 283 2 317 29 3 091

2004

446 289 2 481 30 3 246

2005

534 266 2 659 40 3 499

2006

586 326 2 729 21 3 661

2007

612 382 3 059 29 4 083

2008

638 333 2 827 25 3 823

2009

533 321 2 388 24 3 266

2010

669 430 3 442 57 4 598

2011 

738 501 3 837 53 5 129

2012

832 611 3 764 40 5 248

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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