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Production, Prices, Employment, and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries. All Years.

Table 21—Employment in forest products industries in Washington and Oregon, 1965-2008a

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  (Thousands of persons)
  Washington and Oregon Washington Oregon
Year Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products
1965 148.4 121.1 27.3 66.7 46.9 19.8 81.7 74.2 7.5
1966 148.0 119.6 28.4 66.9 46.6 20.3 81.1 73.0 8.1
1967 141.8 113.4 28.4 63.9 44.0 19.9 77.9 69.4 8.5
1968 147.1 118.3 28.8 65.9 45.9 20.0 81.2 72.4 8.8
1969 145.3 116.2 29.1 65.2 45.2 20.0 80.1 71.0 9.1
1970 138.2 109.0 29.2 62.0 42.2 19.8 76.2 66.8 9.4
1971 141.2 113.8 27.4 61.5 43.4 18.1 79.7 70.4 9.3
1972 150.2 122.5 27.7 65.5 47.3 18.2 84.7 75.2 9.5
1973 155.3 127.9 27.4 66.8 49.1 17.7 88.5 78.8 9.7
1974 152.1 124.5 27.6 67.3 49.7 17.6 84.8 74.8 10.0
1975 137.2 110.8 26.4 60.4 43.8 16.6 76.8 67.0 9.8
1976 150.9 123.4 27.5 68.4 51.0 17.4 82.5 72.4 10.1
1977 159.2 131.4 27.8 71.6 53.9 17.7 87.6 77.5 10.1
1978 159.3 136.5 22.8 69.1 55.1 14.0 90.2 81.4 8.8
1979 159.0 133.4 25.6 68.4 52.6 15.8 90.6 80.8 9.8
1980 144.1 116.1 28.0 64.1 46.5 17.6 80.0 69.6 10.4
1981 135.6 108.1 27.5 61.6 44.4 17.2 74.0 63.7 10.3
1982 120.4 94.6 25.8 55.2 39.0 16.2 65.2 55.6 9.6
1983 128.7 103.7 25.0 56.8 41.1 15.7 71.9 62.6 9.3
1984 132.9 107.7 25.2 57.2 41.0 16.2 75.7 66.7 9.0
1985 126.1 100.9 25.2 53.4 37.3 16.0 72.7 63.6 9.1
1986 126.0 100.6 25.4 53.1 36.7 16.4 72.9 63.9 9.0
1987 131.9 105.8 26.2 56.5 39.2 17.3 75.4 66.5 8.9
1988 135.6 109.6 26.0 58.8 41.7 17.1 76.8 67.9 8.9
1989 135.1 108.2 27.0 59.0 41.1 17.9 76.1 67.0 9.1
1990 130.8 103.6 27.2 58.0 39.9 18.1 72.8 63.7 9.1
1991 120.7 93.5 27.2 54.3 36.4 17.9 66.4 57.1 9.3
1992 117.6 90.8 26.8 54.3 36.5 17.8 63.3 54.3 9.0
1993 115.2 89.4 25.8 52.8 36.1 16.7 62.5 53.4 9.1
1994 117.5 91.1 26.3 53.9 36.7 17.2 63.6 54.5 9.1
1995 116.1 89.7 26.4 52.8 35.5 17.4 63.3 54.2 9.1
1996 111.6 86.0 25.6 52.3 35.5 16.9 59.3 50.6 8.7
1997 112.0 87.3 24.7 51.7 35.4 16.3 60.3 51.9 8.4
1998 110.4 85.9 24.5 51.9 35.6 16.3 58.5 50.3 8.2
1999 107.0 83.0 24.0 49.8 34.0 15.7 57.3 49.0 8.3
2000 105.9 82.4 23.5 49.0 33.4 15.6 56.9 49.0 7.9
2001 99.9 77.5 22.4 46.4 31.5 14.9 53.5 46.0 7.5
2002 98.7 78.2 20.5 45.5 32.3 13.2 53.2 45.9 7.3
2003 82.5 62.4 20.1 36.8 23.5 13.3 45.7 38.9 6.8
2004 81.6 61.9 19.7 35.7 23.0 12.7 45.9 38.9 7.0
2005 84.3 65.5 18.8 37.5 25.3 12.2 46.8 40.2 6.6
2006 82.8 64.4 18.4 37.3 25.4 11.9 45.5 39.0 6.5
2007 78.4 61.1 17.4 35.4 24.2 11.2 43.1 36.9 6.2
2008 73.3 56.8 16.5 33.9 23.4 10.5 39.4 33.4 6.0


a - The lumber and wood products industry includes logging, lumber, plywood, poles and pilings, and miscellaneous wood products. The paper and allied products industry includes pulp, paper, paperboard, and building board products.

Source: State employment agencies.

 

 

 

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