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Mills in Scotland consumed around one half (51%) of the 6.3 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2015 (Table 2.12). A further 30% was consumed by mills in England, 10% in Wales and 8% in Northern Ireland.
|thousand green tonnes|
|2006||1 603||757||2 430||686||5 476|
|2007||1 674||759||2 683||713||5 828|
|2008||1 533||599||2 415||560||5 107|
|2009||1 548||538||2 672||532||5 291|
|2010||1 694||583||2 913||528||5 719|
|2011||1 726||634||3 082||543||5 984|
|2012||1 821||654||3 195||528||6 198|
|2013||1 879||702||3 420||532||6 532|
|2014||1 982||711||3 661||530||6 884|
|2015||1 915||655||3 247||531||6 347|
Source: Sawmill Survey
Data: Longer time series of the above table, and for mills in England by region, are available from the Data Downloads web page.
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