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

Table 24—Employment in forest products industries in Montana and Idaho

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  (Thousands of persons)
  Montana *a Idaho
Year Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products Total Lumber and wood products Paper and allied products
1965 8.7 b 13.0 12.1 0.9
1966 8.9 b 12.9 12.0 0.9
1967 8.8 b 12.6 11.7 0.9
1968 9.0 b 13.7 12.7 1.0
1969 8.9 b 14.1 13.1 1.0
1970 8.2 b 13.8 12.8 1.0
1971 8.7 b 14.8 13.7 1.1
1972 9.2 b 15.2 14.1 1.1
1973 9.8 b 16.3 15.1 1.2
1974 9.5 b 15.6 14.6 1.1
1975 8.1 b 16.8 15.7 1.1
1976 9.1 b 18.6 17.4 1.2
1977 9.3 b 19.0 17.8 1.2
1978 10.7 b 20.1 18.8 1.3
1979 11.1 b 19.9 18.5 1.4
1980 8.7 b 17.5 16.1 1.4
1981 8.8 b 16.6 15.1 1.5
1982 6.8 b 13.6 12.1 1.5
1983 8.0 b 15.7 14.0 1.7
1984 8.3 b 15.6 13.9 1.7
1985 8.4 b 15.4 13.8 1.8
1986 8.1 b 15.0 13.1 1.8
1987 8.4 b 15.1 13.3 1.8
1988 7.9 b 15.7 13.8 1.9
1989 8.3 b 16.2 14.3 2.0
1990 8.4 b 17.2 15.1 2.2
1991 7.4 b 15.7 13.3 2.4
1992 7.4 b 16.4 14.0 2.4
1993 8.2 b 16.9 14.4 2.5
1994 7.6 b 17.2 14.8 2.4
1995 7.3 b 17.1 14.9 2.2
1996 7.0 b 17.0 15.0 2.0
1997 7.1 b 15.7 13.6 2.1
1998 7.1 b 15.7 13.5 2.3
1999 7.2 b 15.7 13.4 2.3
2000 7.2 b 14.6 12.4 2.2
2001 6.7 b 13.2 11.0 2.2
2002 6.5 b 12.8 10.7 2.1
2003 5.9 b 10.7 9.0 1.7
2004 5.8 0.5 10.9 9.3 1.6
2005 5.7 b 11.2 9.6 1.6
2006 5.7 b 11.5 9.9 1.6
2007 4.5 b 11.5 9.8 1.7
2008 4.1 b 9.9 8.3 1.7


a - Total forest industry employment can not be determined for Montana owing to disclosure rules for the paper industry.

b - Withheld to avoid disclosing figures for individual companies, but permission was granted to publish an annual number in 2004.

Source: State employment agencies.

 

 

 

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