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It is estimated that 74% of all softwood removals from private sector woodlands were harvested in Scotland, 17% in England, 9% in Wales and the remainder in Northern Ireland in 2018 (Table 2.2).
There has been an overall increase in the level of UK private sector softwood removals in the last decade.
|thousand green tonnes|
Source: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey
Data: Longer time series of the above table, including estimates for hardwood removals and for removals from FE/FLS/NRW/FS woodlands, are available from the Data downloads web page at: Forest Research – Data Downloads.
Sources chapter: Private Sector Softwood Removals Survey
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