Statistical data

Forest industry employment (Canada)

2015 2016 2017
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging industry 27,813 27,308 27,129
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 55,642 53,178 54,108
Support activities for forestry industry 12,295 12,551 12,520
Wood product manufacturing industry 91,781 92,281 93,081
Total 187,531 185,318 186,838
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging industry 33,085 32,790 33,310
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 60,350 54,600 55,590
Support activities for forestry industry 20,545 21,090 22,470
Wood product manufacturing industry 94,990 97,180 98,570
Total 208,970 205,660 209,940
Natural Resources Satellite Account (number) Footnote 3 232,418 231,066 232,549
Direct and indirect employment (number) Footnote 4 296,691 306,020 317,320
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 5
Logging industry 1,577,158,000 1,605,658,000  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 3,459,083,000 3,374,508,000  
Wood product manufacturing industry 4,671,347,000 4,945,748,000  
Total wages and salaries 9,707,588,000 9,925,914,000  
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