Statistical data

Forest industry employment (British Columbia)

2015 2016 2017
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging industry 12,396 11,935 12,056
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 8,417 7,837 7,912
Support activities for forestry industry 4,603 5,001 5,350
Wood product manufacturing industry 26,377 26,943 27,117
Total 51,793 51,716 52,435
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging industry 12,975 12,965 13,055
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 7,495 7,140 7,125
Support activities for forestry industry 7,265 7,680 8,535
Wood product manufacturing industry 27,225 27,820 28,495
Total 54,960 55,605 57,210
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 3
Logging industry 703,380,000 736,427,000  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 603,388,000 599,436,000  
Wood product manufacturing industry 1,524,759,000 1,553,837,000  
Total wages and salaries 2,831,527,000 2,889,700,000  
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