Statistical data

Forest sector employment (Canada)

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Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging 24,205 26,384 27,174 27,129 27,308 27,813 26,765 27,273 28,432 29,056 28,648 28,392 34,073 39,441 42,290 45,727 47,994 47,986 47,322 48,766 50,332 48,687 51,595 56,319 54,429 56,257 53,626 52,811 49,980 52,344  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing 47,696 52,281 54,121 54,108 53,178 55,642 56,800 58,147 57,839 61,893 62,988 66,602 73,520 79,380 83,810 87,689 93,718 96,994 95,981 103,703 110,144 103,110 100,821 104,098 103,394 104,450 104,779 107,415 111,954 121,628  
Support activities for forestry 11,508 12,163 12,218 12,520 12,551 12,295 11,820 11,045 10,946 11,122 11,226 11,114 11,590 13,021 13,771 13,416 13,503 14,991 19,796 19,383 27,996 29,223 26,700 30,190 29,169 32,715 30,966 28,437 27,165 26,956  
Wood product manufacturing 85,746 93,123 93,631 93,081 92,281 91,781 92,638 92,028 89,630 88,361 88,949 89,459 110,372 122,940 130,222 135,306 137,153 133,829 134,227 135,758 141,872 134,177 127,559 124,299 116,544 108,431 109,790 96,475 93,450 99,572  
Total 169,155 183,951 187,144 186,838 185,318 187,531 188,023 188,493 186,847 190,432 191,811 195,567 229,555 254,782 270,093 282,138 292,368 293,800 297,326 307,610 330,344 315,197 306,675 314,906 303,536 301,853 299,161 285,138 282,549 300,500  
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging 26,635 30,545 32,845 32,400 33,185 31,955 31,750 32,595 32,655 36,285 35,070 35,050 41,575 44,955 49,920 56,985 57,065 56,625 58,700 58,515 62,415 65,825 62,370 66,765              
Pulp and paper product manufacturing 50,245 52,765 56,150 56,230 54,415 57,050 58,015 58,085 57,795 60,180 64,210 64,660 70,215 77,820 82,700 89,625 90,490 91,770 96,120 104,105 105,870 98,250 100,780 104,710              
Support activities for forestry 19,975 22,435 22,435 22,045 21,855 20,790 20,980 20,550 20,475 21,695 21,205 21,900 20,875 21,330 21,575 20,495 20,510 21,625 20,365 20,930 22,515 24,300 24,025 22,055              
Wood product manufacturing 87,655 96,655 99,215 98,655 96,610 91,080 90,625 91,390 88,170 86,400 90,880 86,345 100,495 113,195 133,810 150,590 159,260 148,580 151,340 147,820 156,180 162,890 147,570 153,260              
Total 184,510 202,400 210,645 209,330 206,065 200,875 201,370 202,620 199,095 204,560 211,365 207,955 233,160 257,300 288,005 317,695 327,325 318,600 326,525 331,370 346,980 351,265 334,745 346,790              
Natural Resources Satellite Account (number) Footnote 3 200,512 218,271 221,281 227,833 224,950 221,011 220,304 219,193 221,808 227,107 233,522 232,879 263,977 291,684                                  
Direct and indirect employment (number) Footnote 4 309,110   302,489 301,208 306,020 296,691 288,700 361,567                                              
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 5
Logging   1,811,118,000 1,782,587,000 1,666,370,000 1,588,646,000 1,577,158,000 1,503,019,000 1,358,577,000 1,363,229,000 1,361,800,000 1,308,833,000 1,349,681,000 1,971,323,000 2,261,183,000 2,404,325,000 2,666,773,000 2,604,824,000 1,891,702,000 2,076,934,000 2,073,903,000 1,919,210,000 1,721,811,000 1,835,609,000 1,870,701,000 1,831,750,000 1,764,048,000 1,563,090,000 1,702,040,000 1,639,058,000 1,540,440,000 1,640,687,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing   3,749,562,000 3,694,284,000 3,579,361,000 3,410,466,000 3,459,083,000 3,640,846,000 3,235,468,000 3,358,406,000 3,410,047,000 3,543,883,000 3,615,862,000 4,072,149,000 4,354,263,000 4,535,143,000 4,987,756,000 5,190,032,000 5,244,896,000 5,217,888,000 5,179,752,000 5,221,169,000 5,581,104,000 4,982,728,000 5,139,002,000 5,119,409,000 5,034,148,000 4,717,101,000 4,572,217,000 4,560,454,000 4,667,264,000 4,655,138,000
Wood product manufacturing   5,202,716,000 5,328,871,000 5,071,847,000 4,860,041,000 4,671,347,000 4,406,329,000 4,176,150,000 3,936,269,000 3,838,905,000 3,876,350,000 3,723,364,000 4,355,073,000 4,939,948,000 5,369,926,000 5,385,426,000 5,382,860,000 5,017,929,000 5,133,564,000 5,018,552,000 5,111,119,000 4,987,684,000 4,500,077,000 4,470,309,000 4,223,193,000 4,080,550,000 3,885,541,000 3,498,939,000 3,200,852,000 2,980,704,000 3,292,025,000
Total   10,763,396,000 10,805,742,000 10,317,578,000 9,859,153,000 9,707,588,000 9,550,194,000 8,770,195,000 8,657,904,000 8,610,752,000 8,729,066,000 8,688,907,000 10,398,545,000 11,555,394,000 12,309,394,000 13,039,955,000 13,177,716,000 12,154,527,000 12,428,386,000 12,272,207,000 12,251,498,000 12,290,599,000 11,318,414,000 11,480,012,000 11,174,352,000 10,878,746,000 10,165,732,000 9,773,196,000 9,400,364,000 9,188,408,000 9,587,850,000