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Despite accounting for only 18% of all sawmills (see Table 2.8), those with total annual sawnwood production of 25 thousand m3 or more accounted for 86% of the total softwood consumed by sawmills in 2018 (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|
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 at: www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/data-downloads/.
Sources chapter: Sawmill Survey
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