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Mills in Scotland consumed around one half (51%) of the 6.8 million green tonnes of softwood delivered to UK sawmills in 2017 (Table 2.12). A further 31% was consumed by mills in England, 10% in Wales and 9% in Northern Ireland.
Table 2.12 Consumption of softwood by country, 2008-2017
|thousand green tonnes|
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 at www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/data-downloads/.
Sources chapter: Sawmill Survey
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