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

Table 9—Percentage of total volume and f.o.b. mill prices for Douglas-fir lumber, Coast mills, 1977-2008a

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  (Thousand board feet; price in dollars per thousand board feet)
C selects D selects and shop Structural
items
Heavy
framing
Light
framing
Utility Economy  
Year Percent Price Percent Price Percent Price Percent Price Percent Price Percent Price Percent Price Total volume, all grades
1977   504.00   342.00   289.00   261   215.00   148.00   61.00  
1978   593.00   406.00   325.00   284   235.00   170.00   86.00  
1979   891.00   480.00   410.00   334   246.00   179.00   86.00  
1980   929.00   506.00   365.00   271   207.00   150.00   85.00  
1981   747.00   426.00   329.00   263   193.00   137.00   83.00  
1982   648.00   375.00   283.00   198   159.00   126.00   78.00  
1983   685.00   426.00   262.00   222   201.00   162.00   87.00  
1984   688.00   407.00   249.00   223   189.00   137.00   72.00  
1985   671.00   410.00   249.00   226   190.00   131.00   68.00  
1986 2.1 726.00 2.3 405.00 15.6 240.00 24.0 229 43.7 191.00 8.6 132.00 3.6 67.00 3,584,260
1987 2.0 837.00 2.8 411.00 14.5 257.00 23.3 258 45.4 206.00 8.2 138.00 3.8 66.00 3,975,895
1988 1.8 927.00 2.1 474.00 16.7 297.00 21.8 285 46.2 219.00 7.1 138.00 4.3 85.00 3,691,263
1989 1.0 1,078.00 1.6 503.00 15.9 325.00 22.9 330 47.4 246.00 7.0 168.00 4.2 110.00 3,659,762
1990 1.0 1,236.00 1.5 521.00 16.1 305.00 22.5 310 47.9 232.00 6.5 156.00 4.5 102.00 3,038,613
1991 0.6 1,200.00 1.2 535.00 14.3 316.00 23.5 306 48.7 230.00 7.3 158.00 4.4 101.00 2,674,855
1992 0.3 1,350.00 1.0 576.00 11.6 348.00 24.3 349 51.9 273.00 6.6 205.00 4.2 123.00 2,507,869
1993 0.1 1,197.00 0.7 809.00 11.2 511.00 24.2 517 54.7 393.00 5.4 295.00 3.7 175.00 2,386,007
1994 0.1 1,413.00 0.8 752.00 11.5 478.00 23.5 485 55.0 385.00 5.3 294.00 3.8 148.00 2,700,841
1995 0.1 1,172.00 0.7 699.00 12.2 448.00 21.9 442 57.2 330.00 4.9 224.00 3.0 142.00 2,436,390
1996 0 -- 0.7 668.00 10.1 519.00 21.8 485 60.1 392.00 3.5 261.00 3.8 134.00 2,385,259
1997 0 -- 0.4 711.00 9.1 530.00 23.2 499 59.9 397.00 3.4 274.00 4.0 164.00 2,345,066
1998 0 -- 0.4 655.00 9.2 421.00 24.1 383 59.0 325.00 3.6 266.00 3.7 143.00 2,327,074
1999 0 -- 0.2 676.00 8.6 463.00 23.6 467 60.3 390.00 3.7 268.00 3.6 137.00 2,498,118
2000 0 -- 0.2 631.00 7.5 425.00 22.1 412 62.6 339.00 3.8 220.00 3.8 125.00 2,733,326
2001 0 -- 0.1 598.00 7.0 389.00 23.3 382 62.8 319.00 3.7 201.00 3.2 111.00 2,612,460
2002 0 -- 0.1 666.00 8.6 361.00 23.5 367 61.4 309.00 3.3 201.00 3.0 119.00 2,798,254
2003 0 -- 0.3 622.00 9.5 376.00 23.7 400 60.1 318.00 3.5 203.00 3.0 110.00 2,803,404
2004 0 -- 0.2 661.00 10.5 467.00 22.9 496 59.5 421.00 3.4 291.00 3.5 168.00 2,748,988
2005 0 -- 0.1 649.00 8.5 430.00 18.8 457 65.6 381.00 3.6 281.00 3.4 153.00 4,116,884
2006 0 -- 0.1 759.00 8.2 384.00 20.7 467 64.9 332.00 2.8 216.00 3.3 138.00 3,364,899
2007 0 -- 0 -- 9.4 311.00 20.8 382 63.9 268.00 2.5 184.00 3.4 123.00 3,261,194
2008 0 -- 0 -- 9.5 275.00 20.9 320 63.0 224.00 2.2 169.00 4.4 130.00 2,193,503

NA = not available.

a - Volume-weighted average of green and dry surfaced and rough grades. Percent of total volume category introduced in 1986.

Source: Western Wood Products Association, Portland, OR. Data submitted by mills to the WWPA account for about 65 to 70 percent of the region's production; individual groupings from Pacific Northwest Research Station.

 

 

 

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