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Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 14-10-0202-01 (formerly CANSIM 281-0024): Employment by industry, annual. (accessed March 29, 2022).
- Employment–includes jobs held by people employed directly in the following subsectors: forestry and logging, support activities for forestry, pulp and paper product manufacturing, and wood product manufacturing.
- Natural Resources Canada prefers to use employment data from Statistics Canada’s System of National Accounts (SNA) because these data are linked to the underlying framework used to compile the Canadian System of Natural Economic Accounts (e.g., GDP, national wealth).
- SEPH data focus on industry and can be used for comparing direct company employment in forestry with that in other sectors.
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Canadian System of National Accounts
Source: Statistics Canada. Table 36-10-0489-01 (formerly CANSIM 383-0031): Labour statistics consistent with the System of National Accounts (SNA), by job category and industry. (accessed May 20, 2022).
Natural Resources Canada prefers to use employment data from Statistics Canada’s System of National Accounts (SNA) because these data are linked to the underlying framework used to compile the Canadian System of Natural Economic Accounts (e.g., GDP, national wealth).
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Natural resources satellite account
Statistics Canada. Table 38-10-0285-01 (formerly CANSIM 388-0010): Natural resources satellite account, indicators (x 1,000,000). (accessed June 29, 2022).
Data from Statistics Canada’s Natural Resources Satellite Account (NRSA) are a key source of information on the economic contribution of the forest sector in Canada. The NRSA is able to capture economic activity in forest industry segments that have traditionally been difficult to measure, such as wood furniture manufacturing.
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Direct and indirect employment
Source: Natural Resources Canada–Canadian Forest Service calculated indirect employment using Statistics Canada’s National Symmetric Input-Output Tables (15-207-XCB) and National Multipliers (15F0046XDB).
The calculations for indirect employment were changed in 2019 to better account for employment in the forest sector. Retroactive changes to previous years’ data have not been applied at this time.
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Wages and salaries
Note: Wages and salaries are the earnings, in cash or in kind, of Canadian residents for work performed before deduction of income taxes and contributions to pension funds, employment insurance and other social insurance schemes.
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