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Forestry Statistics 2014 - UK-Grown Timber

Woodfuel and pellets

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The following page provides data on woodfuel sales and use from the sawmill survey and survey of round fencing manufacturers.

In addition, estimates of roundwood used directly for woodfuel are provided in tables 2.5 and 2.6.

Results from a survey of woodfuel suppliers, run in Spring 2009, were provided in Forestry Statistics 2009.

Recycled wood used for woodfuel

Estimates of recycled wood used for woodfuel are produced annually by the Wood Recyclers' Association. In 2013, it is estimated that 825 thousand tonnes of recycled wood were used for woodfuel, an increase of 9% from the 2012 estimate of 759 thousand tonnes. Over the past six years, the quantity of recycled wood used for woodfuel has more than trebled.

Wood pellet production

Results from the survey of UK Pellet and Briquette Production are provided in Table 2.31.


Links to Forestry Statistics 2014