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1.9 million m3 (51%) of sawn softwood was produced by sawmills in Scotland in 2018 (Table 2.14). A further 31% was produced by mills in England, 9% in Wales and the remaining 10% in Northern Ireland.
Over the last 10 years production of sawn softwood in the UK has increased by 31%. For mills in England, Wales and Scotland, most of this increase has occurred in the earlier part of this period, whilst there has been a more recent increase in Northern Ireland.
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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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