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Forestry Statistics 2017 - UK-Grown Timber

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There were 51 active round fencing manufacturers in 2016 (Table 2.25).

Around two thirds of round fencing manufacturers (67%) consumed less than 5 thousand green tonnes of softwood annually.

Table 2.25 Number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2007-2016

Year

Size category (consumption)1

   Total

 

< 1

1 - < 5

5 - < 10

10 +

 

2007

29 28 10 8 75

2008

22 27 11 7 67

2009 

 22 26 13 7  68

2010

22 24 13 6 65

2011

22 24 10 8 64

2012

22 21 11 7 61

2013

21 22 11 7 61

2014

19 21 10 7 57

2015

16 19 10 6 51

2016

18 16 11 6 51

Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.

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 Data Downloads web page.

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