We use some essential cookies to make this website work.
We’d like to set additional cookies to understand how you use forestresearch.gov.uk, remember your settings and improve our services.
Preparing to search
Total production of wood-based panels in 2015 was 3.1 million cubic metres, unchanged from 2014 (Table 2.23). Three quarters (75%) of wood-based panel products produced in the UK in 2015 were particleboard (including oriented strand board (OSB)). The marked decrease between 2011 and 2012 largely results from the closure of a panel mill in 2012.
|thousand cubic metres|
|2006||2 626||872||3 498|
|2007||2 684||865||3 549|
|2008||2 431||709||3 140|
|2009||2 370||660||3 030|
|2010||2 594||776||3 370|
|2011||2 625||759||3 384|
|2012||2 215||788||3 003|
|2013||2 276||756||3 032|
|2014||2 319||749||3 068|
|2015||2 324||756||3 080|
Source: Wood Panel Industries Federation
1. Includes Oriented Strand Board (OSB).
2. Includes Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF).
Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.
We use 3 types of cookie. You can choose which cookies you're happy for us to use.
These essential cookies do things like remember your progress through a form. They always need to be on.
We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about: how you got to the site the pages you visit on forestresearch.gov.uk and how long you spend on each page what you click on while you're visiting the site
Some forestresearch.gov.uk pages may contain content from other sites, like YouTube or Flickr, which may set their own cookies. These sites are sometimes called ‘third party’ services. This tells us how many people are seeing the content and whether it’s useful.