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Forestry Statistics 2015 - UK-Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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UK sawmills produced a total of 3.7 million cubic metres of sawn softwood in 2014, a 5% increase from the 2013 figure (Table 2.13).

Sawmills with total annual sawnwood production of 10 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 95% of the total sawn softwood produced by sawmills in 2014.

Table 2.13 Production of sawn softwood by size of mill, 2005-2014

Year

Size of mill (total production)1

  Total

 

  < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 - < 25

25 - < 50

  50 - < 100

 100+

 
thousand cubic metres

2005

17 116 121 278 317 935 943 2 727

2006

17 118 128 326 359 880 1 031 2 859

2007

17 109 111 315 437 842 1 248 3 079

2008

18 116 104 315 369 797 1 037 2 755

2009 

20 108 89 352 326 727 1 187  2 809

2010 

19 109 84 395 304 693 1 450 3 053

2011 

18 105 86 374 335 537 1 772 3 227

2012

18 103 95 314 393 564 1 874 3 361

2013

20 103 93 287 429 404 2 200 3 536

2014

20 88 91 282 448 563 2 224 3 716

Source: Sawmill Survey

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand m3.

Data: Longer time series of the above table are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

Links to Forestry Statistics 2015