Statistical data

Domestic economic impact (Canada)

2016 2017 2018
Canadian housing starts Footnote 1 197,916 219,763 212,843
Contribution to nominal GDP (current dollars) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging industry 4,149,345,832 4,194,094,225 4,642,380,335
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 8,669,979,313 9,335,096,915 10,264,869,991
Wood product manufacturing industry 9,719,587,804 10,404,995,028 10,917,777,638
Total contribution to nominal GDP 22,538,912,949 23,934,186,168 25,825,027,964
Contribution to real GDP (constant 2012 dollars) Footnote 3
Forestry and logging industry 4,255,000,000 4,128,000,000 4,168,000,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 7,764,000,000 7,938,000,000 7,836,000,000
Wood product manufacturing industry 8,868,000,000 9,009,000,000 8,865,000,000
Total contribution to real GDP 20,887,000,000 21,075,000,000 20,869,000,000
Revenue from goods manufactured (dollars) Footnote 4
Logging industry 9,782,530,000 9,778,118,000  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 25,684,269,000 27,340,312,000  
Converted paper product manufacturing 9,839,123,000 10,660,727,000  
Pulp, paper and paperboard mills 15,845,146,000 16,679,585,000  
Wood product manufacturing industry 29,772,070,000 32,818,791,000  
Other wood product manufacturing 7,988,203,000 8,388,095,000  
Sawmills and wood preservation 15,248,737,000 16,780,634,000  
Veneer, plywood and engineered wood product manufacturing 6,535,130,000 7,650,062,000  
Total revenue from goods manufactured 65,238,869,000 69,937,221,000