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Softwood round fencing manufacturers

There were 48 active round fencing manufacturers in 2018 (Table 2.25).

Around two thirds of round fencing manufacturers (65%) consumed less than 5 thousand green tonnes of softwood annually.

Table 2.25 Number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2009-2018.

Year Size category (consumption)1    Total
  <1 1 – <5 5 – <10 10+  
2009 22 26 13 7 68
2010 21 24 13 6 64
2011 21 24 10 8 63
2012 21 21 11 7 60
2013 20 22 11 7 60
2014 18 21 10 7 56
2015 15 19 10 6 50
2016 17 16 11 6 50
2017 16 17 9 8 50
2018 15 16 9 8 48

Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

Notes:

1. Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.

Data: Longer time series of the number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, by size category and by country (England/ Wales/ Scotland/ Northern Ireland) are available from the Data downloads web page at: www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/data-downloads/.

 

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Sources chapter: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers

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