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Estimation of hardwood removals from private sector woodlands

Estimation of hardwood removals from private sector woodlands

Figures for hardwood removals from private sector woodlands are derived from total hardwood deliveries (obtained from industry surveys and trade associations) less hardwood removals from FE/FLS/NRW/FS woodlands. The table below provides figures for the last 10 years.

Estimation of hardwood removals from private sector woodlands, 2009-2018

Year Deliveries FE/FLS/NRW/FS removals Private sector removals
thousand green tonnes   
2009 536 87 449
2010 535 70 465
2011 541 75 465
2012 534 55 479
2013 532 78 454
2014 537 71 466
2015 566 73 493
2016 597 68 529
2017 738 83 655
2018 834 86 747

Source: Forestry England, Forestry and Land Scotland, Natural Resources Wales, Forest Service, industry surveys, industry associations

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