Statistical data

Overview

Red spruce

Nova Scotia

Population (January, 2018)

957,470

Disturbance

Insects (hectares, 2016)
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees 4,753
Fires (2017)
Area burned (hectares) 730
Number of fires 175

Forest management

Harvesting (2016)
Area harvested (hectares) 34,075
Volume harvested (cubic metres) 3,740,527
Regeneration (hectares, 2016)
Area planted 5,024
Area seeded Not applicable
Third-party certification (hectares, 2017)
Area certified 1,310,665

Domestic economic impact

Housing starts (2017) 3,984
Revenue from goods manufactured (dollars, 2016)
Logging industry 108,617,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry Not available
Wood product manufacturing industry 457,960,000
Total revenue from goods manufactured Not available

Forest industry employment

Employment (number, 2017)
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours 2,863
Canadian System of National Accounts 4,435
Wages and salaries (dollars, 2016)
Logging industry 30,206,000
Pulp and paper product manufacturing industry Not available
Wood product manufacturing industry 79,592,000
Total wages and salaries Not available

Trade

Balance of trade (total exports, dollars, 2017) 566,557,051
Value of domestic exports (dollars, 2017)
Primary wood products 22,244,780
Pulp and paper products 447,919,936
Wood-fabricated materials 145,609,572
Total value of exports 615,774,288
Value of imports (dollars, 2017)
Primary wood products 14,584
Pulp and paper products 22,280,084
Wood-fabricated materials 26,922,569
Total value of imports 49,217,237
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