Industry
by
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Industry by the Numbers (2014)

Key Facts

  • Forest Sector Revenues: $58 Billion
  • Forest Sector GDP: $19.9 Billion
  • Share of GDP: 1.25%
  • Share of Manufacturing GDP: 12%

Forest Dependent Communities: >200

  • Average Wages per Employee : $1,082/week (19% above the national average)

Research and Development

  • Wood Products Manufacturing (2012): $59 Million
  • Pulp and Paper (2012): $139 Million
  • Forestry and Logging (2012): $6 Million 

Total Exports by Product

  • Pulp: $7 Billion
  • Paper: $8.7 Billion
  • Wood: $12.7 Billion
  • Total Exports: $29 Billion
  • Trade Surplus: $19 Billion

Source: Statistics Canada, 2014