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UK sawmills produced a total of 3.7 million cubic metres of sawn softwood in 2017, a 3% increase from the 2016 figure (Table 2.13).
Sawmills with total annual sawnwood production of 25 thousand cubic metres or more accounted for 85% of the total sawn softwood produced by sawmills in 2017.
Table 2.13 Production of sawn softwood by size of mill, 2008-2017
|Year||Size of mill (total production)1||Total|
|<1||1 – <5||5 – <10||10 – <25||25 – <50||50 – <100||100+|
|thousand cubic metres|
Source: Sawmill Survey
1. Categories are based on total sawnwood production (softwood and hardwood), in thousand cubic metres.
Data: Longer time series of the above table 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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