Statistical data

Red spruce

Nova Scotia

Population (January, 2020)

977,457

Disturbance

Insects (hectares, 2018)
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees 698
Fires (2019)
Area burned (hectares) 154
Number of fires 135

Forest management

Harvesting (2018)
Area harvested (hectares) 31,151
Volume harvested (cubic metres) 3,359,178
Regeneration (hectares, 2018)
Area planted 5,091
Area seeded Not available
Third-party certification (hectares, 2019)
Area certified 1,284,871

Domestic economic impact

Housing starts (2019) 4,719
Revenue from goods manufactured (dollars, 2018)
Logging 107,501,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing Not available
Wood product manufacturing Not available
Total revenue from goods manufactured Not available

Forest sector employment

Employment (number, 2019)
Canadian System of National Accounts Not available
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours 2,606
Wages and salaries (dollars, 2018)
Logging 28,748,000
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, 2019) 582,834,095
Value of domestic exports (dollars, 2019)
Primary wood products 28,535,522
Pulp and paper products 447,165,908
Wood-fabricated materials 157,200,137
Total value of exports 632,901,567
Value of imports (dollars, 2019)
Primary wood products 15,671
Pulp and paper products 26,722,264
Wood-fabricated materials 23,329,537
Total value of imports 50,067,472