US Employment, 1997-2000

Employment in Wood and Paper Products:
Washington and Oregon States, 1985-1996

compiled by George Draffan
Endgame
from data in U.S. Forest Service Resource Bulletin PNW-RB-226,
Production, Prices, Employment and Trade in Northwest Forest Industries


YEAR

OREGON

WASHINGTON

WOOD

PAPER

TOTAL

WOOD

PAPER

TOTAL

1985

63,600

9,100

72,700

37,300

16,000

53,300

1986

63,900

9,000

72,900

36,700

16,400

53,100

1987

66,500

8,900

75,400

39,200

17,300

56,500

1988

67,900

8,900

76,800

41,700

17,100

58,800

1989

67,000

9,100

76,100

41,100

17,900

59,000

1990

63,700

9,100

72,800

39,900

18,100

58,000

1991

57,100

9,300

66,400

36,400

17,900

54,300

1992

54,300

9,000

63,300

36,500

17,800

54,300

1993

53,400

9,100

62,500

36,100

16,700

52,800

1994

54,500

9,100

63,600

36,700

17,200

53,900

1995

54,200

9,100

63,300

35,500

17,400

52,900

1996

50,600

8,700

59,300

35,500

16,900

52,400

 

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