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Forestry Statistics 2015 - UK-Grown Timber

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A total of 336 thousand green tonnes of softwood (UK grown and imported) was purchased by softwood fencing manufacturers in 2014 (Table 2.26). This represents a decrease of 3% from the 2013 total of 347 thousand green tonnes.

Table 2.26 Total roundwood purchased by softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2005-2014

Year

Size category (consumption)1

     Total

 

   < 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

   10 +

 

thousand green tonnes

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

2012

8 57 69 226 360

2013

7 57 79 204 347

2014

7 54 74 201 336

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 the number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, by size category and by country (England/Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland) are available from the Timber Statistics web page.

Links to Forestry Statistics 2015