Statistical data

Forest industry employment (Canada)

2016 2017 2018
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (number) Footnote 1
Forestry and logging industry 27,308 27,129 27,174
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 53,178 54,108 54,121
Support activities for forestry industry 12,551 12,520 12,218
Wood product manufacturing industry 92,281 93,081 93,631
Total 185,318 186,838 187,144
Canadian System of National Accounts (number) Footnote 2
Forestry and logging industry 32,630 33,185 35,540
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 56,365 57,355 56,410
Support activities for forestry industry 21,505 21,970 21,205
Wood product manufacturing industry 97,190 98,825 97,460
Total 207,690 211,335 210,615
Natural Resources Satellite Account (number) Footnote 3 231,066 232,549 233,407
Direct and indirect employment (number) Footnote 4 306,020 301,208 302,489
Wages and salaries (dollars) Footnote 5
Logging industry 1,588,646,000 1,606,199,000  
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry 3,410,466,000 3,602,303,000  
Wood product manufacturing industry 4,860,041,000 5,060,194,000  
Total 9,859,153,000 10,268,696,000