Wood production by region


Wood production by region

Table
World production of wood and wood products by region (1997)
region roundwood
(000,000 cubic metres)
wood-based panels
(000 cubic metres)
      pulp
(000 metric tons)

       paper and paperboard
(000 metric tons)

      industrial

      fuelwood
and
charcoal

        total

      plywood

      .particleboard

      ...fibreboard

Africa     67.1   525.7      592.8      451      775      78
        2,883

                   3,161

North America*   613.5   138.1      751.6 17,928 24,712 7,431 85,796          109,037
South America   130.1   194.9      325.0   2,453   1,637 1,437   9,531              9,842
Asia   277.2   907.8   1,185.0 28,175   9,059 6,181 19,835            85,235
Europe   393.6     79.1      472.7   4,768 34,734 6,899 42,256            87,334
Oceania     41.3       8.8        50.1      361   1,006 1,078   2,329              3,291
See as table:

      1,522.8

      1,854.5

         3,377.3

        54,134

        71,923

      23,104

      162,631

               297,900

See as table:
*Includes Central America.
**Detail does not add to total given because of rounding.
Source: Based on data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Yearbook of Forest Products 1997 (1999).

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