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

Table 98—Average stumpage pricesa for sawtimber sold on National Forests by selected species, Alaska Region, 1960-2008b

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  (Dollars per thousand board feet)
Year Sitka
spruce
Western
hemlock
Cedars *c Other
softwoods
All species
1960 4.60 2.40 1.00   3.00
1961 4.30 1.80 1.00   2.90
1962 3.50 1.60 1.00   2.20
1963 2.40 1.10 1.60   1.60
1964 3.40 1.20 1.50   2.10
1965 5.50 1.80 7.00   3.60
1966 12.20 5.10 2.40   7.50
1967 10.60 3.80 2.10   6.40
1968 8.40 4.40 2.70   6.20
1969 30.40 9.60 11.10   16.00
1970 21.40 7.70 47.80   12.90
1971 13.30 2.20 20.90   6.20
1972 7.30 7.90 1.00   7.60
1973 13.30 11.50 21.10   12.50
1974 41.80 22.30 41.70   28.80
1975 33.00 18.10 60.70   23.20
1976 25.10 12.00 67.30   28.00
1977 65.00 65.00 4.00   63.00
1978 99.17 4.27 136.17   40.57
1979 289.50 100.00 161.70   142.70
1980 213.30 18.40 437.40   101.10
1981 131.60 24.30 4.50   47.50
1982 39.00 14.50 35.70   32.40
1983 29.00 6.70 8.90   14.60
1984 18.83 4.67 76.32   18.86
1985 18.78 5.73 29.97   13.77
1986 18.08 17.41 32.46   18.94
1987 58.23 25.02 167.06   55.76
1988 168.95 33.91 277.17 15.50 83.77
1989 201.35 84.86 290.31 46.55 156.68
1990 337.81 83.55 289.40 -- 187.53
1991 174.48 11.34 238.05 43.70 61.67
1992 78.82 3.24 132.93 21.03 45.96
1993 211.06 40.25 484.29 29.91 146.86
1994 346.11 20.65 670.37 70.34 168.86
1995 278.05 14.75 945.53 25.63 92.50
1996 551.87 1.27 668.55 43.04 220.78
1997 100.37 15.27 675.55 8.81 128.48
1998 123.88 7.34 195.63 -- 70.54
1999 27.90 4.07 91.68 21.73 23.49
2000 96.85 3.20 139.98 25.31 47.77
2001 49.88 4.52 130.23 1.78 37.64
2002 97.75 1.62 85.30 19.57 44.60
2003 31.01 3.50 68.08 -- 27.06
2004 17.27 2.66 29.71 -- 12.86
2005 25.42 2.45 37.93 5.32 17.20
2006 21.74 2.65 28.14 -- 12.58
2007 22.79 5.09 42.39 -- 17.44
2008 79.08 10.42 105.96 -- 53.79


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.

b - Alaska Region is the State of Alaska.

c - Cedar column includes "other softwoods" from 1960-1987.

Source: Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

 

 

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