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Despite accounting for only 17% of all sawmills (see Table 2.8), those with total annual sawnwood production of 25 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 86% of the total softwood consumed by sawmills in 2016 (Table 2.11).
|Year||Size of Mill (total production)1||Total|
|<1||1 – <5||5 – <10||10 – <25||25 – <50||50 – <100||100+|
|thousand green tonnes|
Table 2.11 Consumption of softwood by size of mill, 2007-2016
Source: Sawmill Survey
1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand m3.
Data: Longer time series of the above table are available from the Data Downloads web page.
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