Statistical data

Red spruce

Nova Scotia

Population (January, 2021)

979,449

Disturbance

Insects (hectares, 2019)
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees 18,757
Fires (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 709
Number of fires 176

Forest management

Harvesting (2019)
Area harvested (hectares) 33,768
Volume harvested (cubic metres) 3,314,626
Regeneration (hectares, 2019)
Area planted 5,521
Area seeded Not available
Third-party certification (hectares, 2020)
Area certified 1,278,688

Domestic economic impact

Housing starts (2020) 4,865
Revenue from goods manufactured (dollars, 2019)
Logging 112,468,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing Not available
Wood product manufacturing Not available
Total revenue from goods manufactured Not available

Forest sector employment

Employment (number, 2020)
Canadian System of National Accounts 3,590
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours 2,117
Wages and salaries (dollars, 2019)
Logging 29,373,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing Not available
Wood product manufacturing Not available
Total wages and salaries Not available

Trade

Balance of trade (total exports, dollars, 2020) 438,932,699
Value of domestic exports (dollars, 2020)
Primary wood products 24,187,551
Pulp and paper products 268,656,944
Wood-fabricated materials 204,755,901
Total value of exports 497,600,396
Value of imports (dollars, 2020)
Primary wood products 26,798
Pulp and paper products 33,045,378
Wood-fabricated materials 25,595,521
Total value of imports 58,667,697