Statistical data

Forest sector employment (British Columbia)

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Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging 11,209 12,208 12,056 11,935 12,396 11,775 11,389 11,345 11,125 10,585 9,505 12,434 14,739 14,952 16,517 17,756 17,097 17,016 17,385 18,295 17,774 17,628 19,713 20,108 19,843 19,603 18,161 17,268 18,026  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing 7,170 7,230 7,912 7,837 8,417 8,246 7,874 7,788 7,296 7,638 8,664 10,725 11,924 12,234 12,260 13,214 13,611 11,595 15,026 18,831 17,766 16,594 16,577 18,471 20,285 20,312 20,977 20,784 23,334  
Support activities for forestry 5,444 5,560 5,350 5,001 4,603 4,327 3,909 3,643 3,709 3,662 3,894 4,129 4,578 4,545 4,128 4,409 5,158 8,564 8,794 16,653 16,706 15,137 18,362 17,517 19,987 18,148 15,927 14,512 15,142  
Wood product manufacturing 26,776 27,888 27,117 26,943 26,377 26,320 25,414 24,679 24,916 24,375 24,786 31,123 33,918 34,195 35,936 36,513 35,992 36,737 37,590 43,352 41,233 39,396 43,070 42,633 40,408 43,052 38,313 38,735 40,647  
Total 50,599 52,886 52,435 51,716 51,793 50,668 48,586 47,455 47,046 46,260 46,849 58,411 65,159 65,926 68,841 71,892 71,858 73,912 78,795 97,131 93,479 88,755 97,722 98,729 100,523 101,115 93,378 91,299 97,149  
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging   12,430 12,120 12,335 11,630 12,395 11,540 11,930 11,995 11,630 10,005 13,470 16,610 18,675 23,530 23,350 22,500 22,555 23,200 24,175 25,165 22,970 27,295              
Pulp and paper product manufacturing   6,870 6,960 6,675 6,770 7,005 7,970 7,670 8,305 8,970 9,040 10,390 12,100 13,240 13,415 12,520 10,490 11,745 14,195 18,495 16,415 14,315 17,070              
Support activities for forestry   8,010 8,105 8,100 7,435 7,225 7,145 7,225 7,255 6,750 7,295 7,555 7,850 7,870 7,005 6,985 7,855 7,580 8,085 9,765 10,220 10,815 9,855              
Wood product manufacturing   26,080 26,970 26,100 23,540 24,755 25,295 24,735 23,165 24,015 22,620 27,605 33,065 37,220 42,820 45,655 39,465 41,305 39,600 45,320 51,420 45,785 54,345              
Total   53,390 54,155 53,210 49,375 51,380 51,950 51,560 50,720 51,365 48,960 59,020 69,625 77,005 86,770 88,510 80,310 83,185 85,080 97,755 103,220 93,885 108,565              
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 3
Logging   883,494,000 794,641,000 728,219,000 703,380,000 721,947,000 613,919,000 599,458,000 587,966,000 547,203,000 507,824,000 850,745,000 985,208,000 1,005,396,000 1,094,227,000 1,099,165,000 717,376,000 952,454,000 874,001,000 786,953,000 930,966,000 896,975,000 955,896,000 943,716,000 889,693,000 810,934,000 862,850,000 782,190,000 715,543,000 756,235,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing   622,811,000 610,118,000 589,908,000 603,388,000 670,906,000 548,844,000 600,462,000 614,777,000 597,438,000 582,395,000 729,070,000 798,933,000 847,209,000 883,511,000 909,681,000 866,914,000 819,118,000 872,315,000 920,148,000 988,216,000 855,803,000 1,000,816,000 1,015,151,000 1,022,797,000 949,246,000 911,476,000 857,130,000 873,370,000 888,001,000
Wood product manufacturing   1,656,152,000 1,637,077,000 1,560,756,000 1,524,759,000 1,454,371,000 1,353,677,000 1,266,912,000 1,214,497,000 1,195,766,000 1,124,342,000 1,399,504,000 1,666,185,000 1,792,687,000 1,763,030,000 1,773,111,000 1,623,369,000 1,686,610,000 1,702,294,000 1,781,855,000 1,855,033,000 1,741,839,000 1,877,669,000 1,857,960,000 1,872,386,000 1,833,765,000 1,707,546,000 1,575,306,000 1,401,327,000 1,548,342,000
Total   3,162,457,000 3,041,836,000 2,878,883,000 2,831,527,000 2,847,224,000 2,516,440,000 2,466,832,000 2,417,240,000 2,340,407,000 2,214,561,000 2,979,319,000 3,450,326,000 3,645,292,000 3,740,768,000 3,781,957,000 3,207,659,000 3,458,182,000 3,448,610,000 3,488,956,000 3,774,215,000 3,494,617,000 3,834,381,000 3,816,827,000 3,784,876,000 3,593,945,000 3,481,872,000 3,214,626,000 2,990,240,000 3,192,578,000