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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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In 2003-04, logs delivered to sawmills and plywood mills totalled 1,121,900 cubic metres, an increase of 5.5% from 2002-03. In 2003-04, sawn, peeled and sliced timber production was 436,900 cubic metres, an increase of 9.6% from 2002-03.

LOGS MILLED AND CHIPPED, Tasmania

Tas. logs
delivered for
milling
Sawn, peeled and
sliced timber
produced(a)
Tas. logs delivered
for chipping
and grinding(b)(c)
Chipped and
ground wood
produced

Year

'000 m
3

'000 m
3

'000 m
3

'000 tonnes

1998-99
875.4
334.8
3,459.6
3,929.9
1999-2000
936.9
366.0
4,526.8
5,145.3
2000-01
865.8
338.6
np
np
2001-02
993.8
387.4
np
np
2002-03
1,063.2
398.5
np
np
2003-04
1,121.9
436.9
np
np

(a) Includes Blackwood, Myrtle, Sassafras etc.
(b) Includes log equivalent of limbwood and billets.
(c) With recent acquisitions, resulting in increased concentration of ownership in the woodchip industry in 2000-01, production data collected by the ABS are no longer released.


Source: Forest Products Survey.


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