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Table 8 Number of production facilities and total capacity within the Swedish forest industry 1980–2012

From: Sulphur emission control areas and transport strategies -the case of Sweden and the forest industry

  1980 1990 2000 2010 2012
Number of paper mills 62 51 48 40 38
Total capacity (million tonnes) 7.2 9.5 11.1 12.1 12.2
Number of pulp mills 72 48 45 41 41
Total capacity (million tonnes) 10.5 10.9 11.7 13.1 13.3
Number of sawmills (prod >10 000 m3/y) 283 260 207 150 135
Total production (million m3) 11.2 12.0 16.4 17.0 15.8
Number of wood board prod. facilities 32 18 12 7 5
Total production (in 1000 m3) 1193 843 933 702 654
  1. Source: SFIF [41]