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

Table 5—Softwood structural panel board production in the United States, by state and region, 1938-2008a

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  Million square feet, 3/8-inch basis
Year Total  Oregon Washington California Oklahoma, New York, Colorado, and Tennesseeb Montana, Idaho, and Colorado Montana and Idahoc Southern Statesd Northern Statese
1938 650.0 69.9 580.1            
1939 950.0 116.7 833.3            
1940 1,200.0 236.1 963.9            
1941 1,620.0 497.4 1,122.6            
1942 1,782.0 552.0 1,230.0            
1943 1,430.0 478.0 952.0            
1944 1,440.0 428.0 1,012.0            
1945 1,200.0 322.5 877.5            
1946 1,395.0 432.0 963.0            
1947 1,630.0 547.8 1,062.2 20.0          
1948 1,871.0 628.9 1,181.9 60.2          
1949 1,899.0 709.1 1,086.0 103.9          
1950 2,523.7 1,009.8 1,338.7 175.2          
1951 2,867.0 1,189.4 1,435.7 241.9          
1952 3,049.7 1,346.3 1,358.7 344.7          
1953 3,670.4 1,752.0 1,486.0 432.4          
1954 3,903.8 2,080.6 1,331.0 492.2          
1955 5,075.2 2,753.9 1,683.1 638.2          
1956 5,239.8 3,051.7 1,494.5 679.3   14.3      
1957 5,459.9 3,407.6 1,336.9 702.6   12.8      
1958 6,339.5 4,210.4 1,316.9 800.4   11.8      
1959 7,827.9 5,121.2 1,566.6 1,095.5   44.6      
1960 7,815.6 5,159.9 1,439.6 1,138.8   77.3      
1961 8,577.3 5,679.6 1,538.0 1,179.5   180.2      
1962 9,513.0 6,328.9 1,738.2 1,209.6   236.3      
1963 10,216.2 6,794.6 1,816.5 1,246.6   358.5      
1964 11,678.6 7,741.9 2,056.5 1,304.9   495.3   80.0  
1965 12,446.6 8,017.8 2,068.7 1,228.3   730.1   401.7  
1966 13,053.8 7,865.3 2,019.5 1,137.4   892.0   1,139.6  
1967 12,957.6 7,392.4 1,849.0 875.0   1,062.0   1,779.2  
1968 14,694.5 8,304.1 2,057.5 895.6   1,064.7   2,372.6  
1969 13,694.4 7,239.8 1,802.2 858.9   918.1   2,875.4  
1970 14,277.0 7,439.1 1,804.9 826.8   891.2   3,315.0  
1971 16,635.1 8,147.9 2,070.0 984.3   1,022.8   4,410.1  
1972 18,323.7 8,634.9 2,251.1 1,050.7   1,068.2   5,318.8  
1973 18,304.6 8,518.6 2,232.5 963.8   1,031.0   5,558.7  
1974 15,878.3 7,055.6 1,853.3 843.6   995.7   5,130.1  
1975 16,050.3 6,927.4 1,723.7 649.6   1,074.1   5,675.5  
1976 18,440.0 7,917.0 1,894.0 603.0   1,212.0   6,814.0  
1977 19,376.2 8,109.2 2,013.0 552.0   1,255.0   7,447.0  
1978 19,964.4 8,226.4 2,084.2 510.7   1,245.0   7,898.1 0.0
1979 19,653.0 7,929.0 1,727.0 463.0   1,205.0   8,329.0 0.0
1980 16,468.0 6,179.0 1,333.0 319.0   1,088.0   7,393.0 156.0
1981 17,022.9 5,561.6 1,381.7 351.1   1,129.7   8,306.8 292.0
1982 16,402.6 5,113.9 1,165.8 195.5   874.4   8,455.7 597.3
1983 20,767.0 6,719.0 1,369.0 260.0   1,152.0   9,967.0 1,300.0
1984 21,967.8 6,779.4 1,539.8 232.1   1,131.0   10,511.9 1,773.6
1985 22,838.2 6,750.3 1,645.2 160.8   1,293.2   11,033.8 1,955.0
1986 25,632.8 7,826.3 1,718.6 121.6   1,405.6   12,272.1 2,288.5
1987 27,001.4 8,381.2 1,712.2 102.9   1,528.5   12,854.9 2,421.7
1988 27,202.8 7,850.4 1,585.8 126.3   1,501.2   13,609.3 2,529.8
1989 26,490.3 6,774.9 1,462.2 94.2   1,550.7   13,740.0 2,868.3
1990 26,337.2 5,962.1 1,255.4 62.0   1,539.9   14,501.0 3,016.8
1991 24,265.2 4,952.1 1,172.6 58.4   1,405.2   13,596.0 3,080.9
1992 25,984.7 4,766.8 1,155.5 58.9   1,440.0   15,051.2 3,512.2
1993 26,317.8 4,113.2 1,243.3 0.0   1,419.0   15,883.1 3,659.2
1994 27,124.3 4,293.7 1,151.1 0.0   1,322.7   16,596.0 3,760.9
1995 27,269.6 3,824.0 1,140.2 0.0   1,350.7   17,202.4 3,752.2
1996 28,495.0 3,773.0 1,045.0 0.0   1,262.0   18,747.0 3,668.0
1997 28,497.0 3,471.0 986.0 0.0 1,162.0 1,024.0   18,367.0 3,487.0
1998 29,003.0 3,492.0 978.0   1,323.0   980.0 18,496.0 3,733.0
1999 29,428.0 3,510.0 1,152.0   1,385.0   1,031.0 18,463.0 3,887.0
2000 29,441.0 3,696.0 989.0   1,558.0   918.0 18,446.0 3,834.0
2001 27,653.0 3,348.0 836.0   1,818.0   562.0 17,164.0 3,925.0
2002 28,626.0 3,058.0 1,133.0   1,905.0   553.0 17,833.0 4,144.0
2003 28,321.0 3,214.0 969.0   1,907.0   438.0 17,571.0 4,222.0
2004 28,936.0 3,143.0 1,063.0   2,305.0   444.0 17,786.0 4,196.0
2005 29,315.0 3,033.0 1,092.0   2,757.0   408.0 17,819.0 4,206.0
2006 28,383.0 2,668.0 963.0   2,405.0   363.0 18,233.0 3,751.0
2007 27,006.0 2,398.0 892.0   2,283.0   318.0 18,077.0 3,038.0
2008 23,241.0 2,256.0 832.0   1,746.0   240.0 15,695.0 2,472.0

NA = not available.

a - Structural panel board includes plywood, waferboard, and oriented strand board (OSB) from 1983 to 2008. Before 1983, statistics refer to U.S. plywood production.

b - The APA combined Oklahoma, Colorado, New York, and Tennessee into one category in 1997.

c - Since 2001, these figures are Montana only. Idaho was combined with the column "Oklahoma, New York, Colorado, and Tennessee" in 2001.

d - Southern states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

e - Northern states include Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin.

Source: American Plywood Association, Tacoma, WA.

 

 

 

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