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

Table 90—Average stumpage prices of timber sold on publicly owned or managed lands, Washington and Oregon, 1962-2008

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All Public Landsd
 
  (Dollars per thousand board feet)
Year USDA Forest Servicea U.S. Bur. of Land Manage.b U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairsc State of Washington State of Oregon Average
1962 14.51 -- 7.39 19.46 -- 15.56
1963 14.58 -- 16.33 24.77 -- 17.61
1964 17.94 e 15.09 28.97 -- 21.28
1965 24.33 -- 24.94 33.79 -- 26.84
1966 26.54 -- 24.58 33.29 -- 28.60
1967 27.63 -- 30.78 34.38 -- 30.38
1968 39.68 -- 39.38 55.88 -- 45.44
1969 48.36 -- 44.03 74.66 -- 59.20
1970 30.06 -- -- 52.15 -- 38.23
1971 25.53 -- 33.63 46.42 -- 33.46
1972 56.44 -- 44.02 77.65 -- 65.53
1973 104.50 -- 101.80 202.01 -- 142.78
1974 117.91 -- 117.58 191.06 -- 146.18
1975 89.29 -- 76.04 132.56 -- 105.48
1976 93.54 -- 120.88 159.27 -- 122.35
1977 106.12 -- 163.54 159.89 -- 128.58
1978 129.57 -- 120.34 231.31 -- 142.84
1979 224.68 -- 264.95 332.10 -- 276.66
1980 208.06 -- 182.32 304.71 -- 237.91
1981 180.57 -- 129.09 208.95 -- 186.65
1982 61.48 -- 128.64 146.88 -- 92.35
1983 73.84 -- 97.71 138.41 -- 96.82
1984 61.92 -- 69.87 118.70 -- 79.41
1985 62.47 95.00 54.85 111.38 -- 87.50
1986 91.06 61.64 67.32 133.44 -- 106.96
1987 114.82 44.00 86.23 224.64 -- 162.94
1988 167.15 -- 155.36 270.12 -- 211.24
1989 238.55 -- 175.31 341.53 -- 308.01
1990 254.48 -- 197.11 338.56 -- 288.29
1991 171.26 -- 178.50 303.02 -- 263.06
1992 158.06 -- 226.77 358.25 -- 315.77
1993 296.15 -- 298.38 602.14 -- 567.06
1994 183.37 -- NA 536.81 -- NA
1995 315.62 -- NA 404.81 -- NA
1996 246.99 -- NA 440.47 -- NA
1997 217.62 -- NA 432.37 -- NA
1998 88.95 -- NA 310.78 -- NA
1999 140.54 -- NA 378.96 -- NA
2000 20.56 -- NA 345.53 -- NA
2001 82.24 -- NA NA -- NA
2002 55.32 -- NA 177.89 -- NA
2003 102.86 --   289.17 -- 272.40
2004 76.40 --   327.33 -- 303.60
2005 148.61 --   350.38 -- 332.96
2006 55.80 --   383.61 -- 369.80
2007 69.56 --   359.29 -- 325.25
2008 30.48 --   206.63 -- 200.10
1962 7.98 e 15.10 9.91 -- 8.58
1963 7.74 e 14.11 15.26 -- 10.46
1964 12.41 e 17.98 14.11 -- 14.35
1965 13.87 14.26 20.82 16.78 -- 17.62
1966 14.21 18.14 23.43 21.72 -- 19.40
1967 12.73 13.89 20.28 25.08 -- 16.26
1968 23.70 22.30 28.43 28.73 -- 25.68
1969 37.59 49.04 57.09 44.26 -- 44.60
1970 10.29 22.27 40.07 30.97 -- 23.76
1971 10.31 15.24 27.58 35.40 -- 19.69
1972 20.60 22.11 49.55 42.67 -- 32.49
1973 53.77 27.02 59.57 99.03 -- 61.45
1974 43.46 106.22 107.72 128.45 -- 73.50
1975 30.28 61.88 56.14 80.89 -- 43.52
1976 39.45 69.71 79.81 101.19 -- 67.71
1977 56.36 77.02 91.74 107.39 -- 79.10
1978 186.69 123.48 165.37 162.13 -- 179.49
1979 104.68 16.80 212.01 210.79 -- 145.50
1980 90.92 21.25 162.32 207.67 -- 124.63
1981 77.57 105.60 173.78 198.94 -- 101.15
1982 30.61 43.64 191.17 115.52 -- 62.83
1983 38.60 51.84 127.06 67.83 -- 61.34
1984 29.86 28.49 157.14 110.78 -- 65.26
1985 28.40 31.54 151.94 71.27 -- 76.54
1986 33.49 41.98 128.39 107.87 -- 58.60
1987 48.69 61.48 149.60 131.09 -- 93.46
1988 85.23 50.44 130.84 178.66 -- 110.23
1989 100.23 -- 256.42 224.82 -- 161.40
1990 100.87 -- 258.47 247.46 -- 148.14
1991 65.08 182.48 219.37 192.61 -- 153.09
1992 129.23 229.22 313.95 383.43 -- 263.14
1993 113.76 197.50 361.26 489.62 -- 315.71
1994 226.34 -- NA 457.87 -- NA
1995 72.73 72.59 NA 354.54 -- NA
1996 92.87 88.45 NA 226.84 -- NA
1997 87.04 -- NA 227.01 -- NA
1998 96.62 -- NA 221.77 -- NA
1999 102.77 -- NA 269.78 -- NA
2000 118.76 -- NA 322.10 -- NA
2001 97.61 154.52 NA NA -- NA
2002 97.47 95.70 NA c -- NA
2003 71.25 --   182.56 -- 127.09
2004 111.42 --   298.63 -- 234.46
2005 100.77 --   286.10 -- 197.89
2006 84.22 --   288.50 -- 185.23
2007 96.14 --   192.56 -- 148.96
2008 47.24 --   180.88 -- 107.14
1962 20.24 23.83 -- -- 17.58 21.16
1963 24.15 23.20 -- -- 14.69 23.24
1964 32.95 32.50 -- -- 21.50 32.14
1965 36.49 33.68 -- -- 27.56 35.19
1966 42.42 33.79 -- -- 30.93 38.77
1967 36.92 36.97 -- -- 32.10 36.71
1968 44.23 47.33 -- -- 55.75 45.87
1969 68.64 70.33 -- -- 48.78 68.26
1970 30.12 42.02 -- -- 35.52 34.88
1971 35.30 47.06 -- -- 36.76 39.22
1972 56.60 68.18 -- -- 64.15 60.64
1973 111.07 129.50 -- -- 120.55 118.07
1974 163.22 184.92 -- -- 164.69 170.49
1975 130.88 150.65 -- -- 134.68 136.72
1976 141.54 157.74 -- -- 146.11 147.73
1977 181.51 180.82 -- -- 172.37 180.73
1978 210.96 196.36 -- -- 226.23 207.31
1979 332.09 292.59 -- -- 314.93 321.13
1980 354.60 323.63 -- -- 332.25 344.44
1981 276.36 246.68 365.16 -- 262.31 269.30
1982 92.44 89.40 -- -- 117.52 93.43
1983 129.33 131.14 170.20 -- 165.39 132.67
1984 96.70 101.19 126.56 -- 129.92 100.02
1985 81.91 82.32 156.29 -- 133.07 85.28
1986 116.53 95.12 161.02 -- 134.35 110.02
1987 140.81 118.46 199.17 -- 183.98 136.78
1988 194.75 157.59 200.87 -- 244.76 187.85
1989 278.36 295.35 307.13 -- 340.55 292.47
1990 369.31 306.30 405.32 -- 365.75 350.52
1991 253.12 312.04 358.87 -- 316.43 300.73
1992 329.79 177.32 527.00 -- 506.63 378.50
1993 263.94 431.56 366.77 -- 772.15 368.54
1994 522.47 337.14 NA -- 554.43 NA
1995 358.84 435.59 NA -- 508.42 NA
1996 233.82 390.83 NA -- 457.90 NA
1997 258.10 366.60 NA -- 415.43 NA
1998 177.90 246.24 NA -- 277.27 NA
1999 215.02 335.88 NA -- 351.21 NA
2000 168.55 210.53 NA -- 336.41 NA
2001 162.26 184.58 NA -- 314.54 NA
2002 184.74 153.93 NA -- 342.63 NA
2003 152.82 111.75   -- 294.04 191.67
2004 119.14 125.21   -- 340.14 212.59
2005 141.41 173.47   -- 377.40 265.33
2006 148.65 183.84   -- 386.38 256.99
2007 105.51 201.84   -- 338.15 226.62
2008 79.35 105.83   -- 242.81 139.96
1962 12.51 16.79 22.72 -- 24.04 13.22
1963 9.20 12.76 19.13 -- 18.23 10.33
1964 15.14 17.18 e -- e 15.17
1965 14.49 15.18 25.06 -- 16.51 14.91
1966 16.00 20.48 31.07 -- 22.97 16.96
1967 14.93 14.91 18.74 -- 15.53 15.21
1968 21.02 12.88 41.43 -- 12.24 21.34
1969 37.53 47.10 27.65 -- 40.69 37.16
1970 17.33 20.86 36.82 -- 33.73 17.56
1971 15.25 26.70 30.27 -- 27.32 16.85
1972 28.14 43.92 44.74 -- 32.66 29.03
1973 60.63 76.96 96.32 -- 103.36 64.57
1974 76.87 79.63 90.71 -- 106.88 77.58
1975 33.36 45.84 60.34 -- 63.70 35.73
1976 65.66 54.33 69.11 -- -- 65.93
1977 109.58 99.54 91.52 -- 113.64 107.90
1978 171.04 206.17 113.72 -- 134.91 164.36
1979 169.55 103.25 196.29 -- 229.38 169.88
1980 130.22 118.72 266.61 -- 186.29 133.37
1981 144.49 84.31 112.47 -- 16.00 142.32
1982 53.58 62.45 82.85 -- 111.66 56.33
1983 81.70 57.58 140.60 -- 59.68 82.14
1984 73.61 39.17 109.02 -- 120.29 75.37
1985 83.68 32.48 86.41 -- 92.93 82.98
1986 104.36 42.17 103.48 -- 59.88 103.73
1987 138.45 192.94 133.65 -- 187.33 138.66
1988 153.51 51.08 177.67 -- 158.58 153.66
1989 181.05 134.65 139.94 -- 75.71 176.63
1990 161.81 68.14 197.49 -- 269.71 160.85
1991 155.98 236.82 160.20 -- 198.78 157.04
1992 186.59 97.74 -- -- 387.53 183.85
1993 304.15 973.13 318.15 -- 380.07 309.25
1994 96.36 139.57 NA -- 414.66 NA
1995 125.22 192.86 NA -- 393.94 NA
1996 85.90 68.05 NA -- -- NA
1997 70.47 137.73 NA -- 359.13 NA
1998 63.61 -- NA -- 299.87 NA
1999 77.27 110.23 NA -- 294.74 NA
2000 59.58 169.08 NA -- 365.23 NA
2001 49.87 130.91 NA -- 184.16 NA
2002 49.49 119.44 NA -- 196.38 NA
2003 45.13 58.05   -- 152.32 47.48
2004 80.27 107.43   -- 195.92 84.02
2005 89.78 68.75   -- 259.71 99.11
2006 63.82 65.92   -- 262.50 73.53
2007 52.03 109.20   -- 251.70 68.47
2008 39.34 124.48   -- 147.73 47.04
1962            
1963            
1964            
1965            
1966            
1967 27.43 36.55 19.70 33.09 31.95 29.74
1968 37.05 45.04 32.32 51.93 55.08 40.40
1969 55.34 70.11 51.16 72.54 48.43 59.31
1970 25.22 41.64 39.98 50.06 35.44 31.41
1971 26.41 46.80 28.92 44.74 36.36 32.02
1972 47.90 67.88 48.32 73.50 63.85 54.03
1973 92.60 128.91 73.41 192.73 119.48 108.72
1974 124.61 184.17 105.42 184.48 162.56 141.53
1975 92.24 147.43 60.68 127.61 132.58 103.90
1976 104.13 157.09 79.22 153.09 146.11 118.72
1977 139.73 179.73 94.54 154.68 172.14 146.03
1978 181.49 196.46 136.48 221.08 222.73 184.01
1979 251.12 290.41 217.43 320.17 312.10 267.66
1980 254.06 322.75 173.80 291.35 328.68 267.21
1981 208.60 243.40 147.23 207.68 260.43 213.67
1982 72.69 88.96 119.07 142.82 114.27 84.80
1983 96.45 129.56 126.74 132.13 164.71 108.20
1984 78.80 100.21 130.83 177.76 129.62 88.09
1985 74.88 81.03 127.73 106.83 149.48 84.96
1986 101.33 94.66 112.10 129.97 131.23 103.96
1987 128.56 118.74 138.75 213.51 184.07 138.71
1988 169.28 154.92 152.64 256.82 243.74 178.65
1989 211.29 291.82 208.12 327.56 337.22 251.84
1990 278.41 297.27 234.52 331.21 362.35 286.56
1991 164.91 309.96 205.18 286.67 314.38 232.81
1992 213.21 150.33 299.21 361.47 503.99 281.10
1993 274.79 462.85 333.62 588.01 727.28 414.01
1994 239.56 292.07 NA 523.91 544.47 NA
1995 212.38 429.50 NA 397.94 505.82 NA
1996 157.05 371.73 NA 405.86 457.90 NA
1997 167.96 364.45 NA 412.59 413.99 NA
1998 97.22 246.24 NA 301.28 278.25 NA
1999 127.62 309.00 NA 363.15 349.24 NA
2000 83.30 210.39 NA 342.81 337.05 NA
2001 77.61 182.30 NA NA 311.75 NA
2002 118.14 153.81 NA 177.89 340.87 NA
2003 103.32 110.48   266.92 293.00 195.29
2004 95.38 124.97   322.75 335.41 219.48
2005 113.83 170.49   338.96 371.45 256.46
2006 105.63 182.31   363.90 382.87 258.28
2007 83.46 201.11   332.39 333.99 235.10
2008 56.75 106.39   203.81 239.02 148.66


NA = not available.

a - Prices received for individual sales may vary significantly from the averages shown in this table because of differences in species mix, quality, road costs, logging and processing costs, size and length of sale, number of bidders, and other related price determinants.
Prices for stumpage on National Forest land are high bid value. Road costs and an allowance for sale-area betterment are included in the bid.

b - The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs land is now privately owned and no longer managed by the BIA. That category has been dropped since 2002.

c - 1962-1982 excludes sales under $2,000, from 1983 on excludes sales under $20,000.

d - Regional price data started in 1967.

e - Early stumpages prices were not provided for volumes less than 2 million board feet.

Source: Respective agencies listed.


 

 

 

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