Statistical data

Forest industry employment (British Columbia)

2016 2017 2018
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging industry 11,935 12,056 12,208
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 7,837 7,912 7,230
Support activities for forestry industry 5,001 5,350 5,560
Wood product manufacturing industry 26,943 27,117 27,888
Total 51,716 52,435 52,886
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging industry 12,400 12,585 13,965
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 7,050 7,060 6,925
Support activities for forestry industry 7,420 7,705 7,250
Wood product manufacturing industry 26,125 26,250 25,945
Total 52,995 53,600 54,085
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 3
Logging industry 728,219,000 731,405,000  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 589,908,000 629,100,000  
Wood product manufacturing industry 1,560,756,000 1,631,820,000  
Total 2,878,883,000 2,992,325,000