Statistical data

Lodgepole pine

Alberta

Population (January, 2020)

4,413,146

Disturbance

Insects (hectares, 2018)
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees 1,229,398
Fires (2019)
Area burned (hectares) 883,407
Number of fires 981

Forest management

Harvesting (2018)
Area harvested (hectares) 93,438
Volume harvested (cubic metres) 27,146,006
Regeneration (hectares, 2018)
Area planted 74,205
Area seeded 597
Third-party certification (hectares, 2019)
Area certified 21,149,524

Domestic economic impact

Housing starts (2019) 27,325
Revenue from goods manufactured (dollars, 2018)
Logging 990,024,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing 2,530,062,000
Wood product manufacturing 4,531,504,000
Total revenue from goods manufactured 8,051,590,000

Forest sector employment

Employment (number, 2019)
Canadian System of National Accounts Not available
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours 15,279
Wages and salaries (dollars, 2018)
Logging 177,375,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing Not available
Wood product manufacturing 685,597,000
Total wages and salaries Not available

Trade

Balance of trade (total exports, dollars, 2019) 3,114,596,456
Value of domestic exports (dollars, 2019)
Primary wood products 27,390,229
Pulp and paper products 1,975,705,253
Wood-fabricated materials 1,462,513,536
Total value of exports 3,465,609,018
Value of imports (dollars, 2019)
Primary wood products 3,397,938
Pulp and paper products 199,842,592
Wood-fabricated materials 147,772,032
Total value of imports 351,012,562