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

Table 23—Employment in forest products industries in California and Alaska, 1965-2008a

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  (Thousands of persons)
  California Alaska
Year Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products
1965 81.7 51.0 30.7 2.3 2.3 b
1966 82.9 50.3 32.6 2.3 2.3 b
1967 80.7 47.0 33.7 2.6 2.6 b
1968 84.7 49.7 35.0 2.5 2.5 b
1969 87.2 50.8 36.4 2.5 2.5 b
1970 84.8 48.1 36.7 2.8 2.8 b
1971 86.0 50.5 35.5 2.8 2.8 b
1972 90.3 52.4 37.9 2.8 2.8 b
1973 90.2 54.1 36.1 2.0 2.0 b
1974 88.2 50.9 37.3 2.3 2.3 b
1975 87.3 52.8 34.5 2.2 2.2 b
1976 96.6 59.9 36.7 1.8 1.8 b
1977 104.2 66.6 37.6 3.6 2.2 1.4
1978 107.1 69.9 37.2 2.9 1.8 1.1
1979 107.8 68.7 39.1 3.0 2.0 1.0
1980 101.3 62.6 38.7 3.4 2.3 1.1
1981 96.6 57.9 38.7 2.8 1.9 0.9
1982 83.7 46.2 37.5 2.6 1.8 0.8
1983 87.5 50.2 37.3 2.7 1.9 0.8
1984 94.5 55.4 39.1 2.2 1.6 0.6
1985 95.7 55.9 39.8 2.3 1.7 0.6
1986 99.0 59.5 39.6 2.7 1.9 0.8
1987 107.5 66.2 41.3 3.1 2.2 0.9
1988 109.5 69.0 40.6 3.6 2.7 1.0
1989 112.5 70.7 41.7 3.9 2.9 1.0
1990 109.3 67.5 41.8 3.9 3.0 0.9
1991 97.5 56.7 40.8 3.3 2.4 0.9
1992 90.1 50.0 40.1 3.1 2.2 0.9
1993 87.5 47.8 39.7 3.2 2.4 0.8
1994 89.1 49.8 39.3 2.6 2.1 0.5
1995 89.4 50.0 39.4 2.6 2.1 0.5
1996 92.5 52.6 39.8 2.5 2.0 0.5
1997 97.1 56.5 40.6 2.1 1.9 0.2
1998 98.2 58.3 40.0 1.7 1.6 0.1
1999 100.5 61.3 39.2 -- 1.7 c
2000 100.1 61.6 38.5 -- 1.5 c
2001 98.1 60.7 37.4 -- 1.1 c
2002 96.7 65.2 31.5 -- 1.1 c
2003 95.4 65.3 30.1 -- 0.8 c
2004 106.6 66.0 40.6 -- 0.8 c
2005 109.1 67.1 42.0 -- 0.8 c
2006 111.0 66.5 44.5 -- 0.7 c
2007 104.4 61.1 43.4 -- 0.6 c
2008 95.1 54.2 40.9 -- 0.7 c


a - In 1997, there was a change in reporting from the Standard Industry Classification (SIC) system to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

b - Before 1976 employment in AK paper and allied products was included in the lumber and wood products category.

c - Less than 10 persons.

Source: State employment agencies.

 

 

 

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