Washington State Forest Products Industry

Report
Presentation to WSAC County Leaders Conference
Economic Development at the Local Level-What Can You Do?
By: Cindy Mitchell, Washington Forest Protection Association
November 20, 2013
WASHINGTON STATE FOREST
PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
Purpose: Economic & Jobs Impact of Timber Industry
Washington State Forestland
23 million acres
Forestland Ownership
16.2%
Private
37%
20.2%
0.2%
1.7%
7%
Federal
10%
Tribal
State
8%
Washington: #2 Lumber Producer
State
2006
2008
2010
2011
Oregon
7,033
4,724
3,994
4,134
15.6%
Washington
5,130
3,885
3,637
3,685
13.9%
Georgia
2,421
1,931
1,714
1,914
7.2%
MMBF -- Western Wood Prod Assn. 2011
% of US Total
Privately Owned Housing Units Started
1959-2013 (est.) (000) Annual Average=1.5 million
units
3,000
2,500
2,068
1,500
1,500
900
1,000
500
554
YEAR
Source: US Census Bureau
2013
2010
2007
2004
2001
1998
1995
1992
1989
1986
1983
1980
1977
1974
1971
1968
1965
1962
0
1959
UNITS
2,000
9.0
8.0
7.0
6.0
5.0
4.0
2013=3.2 bbf
3.0
1904=2.495 bbf
2.0
1932=2.261 bbf
2009=2.219 bbf
1.0
Note: Harvest volumes for 1900 through 1903 are estimates, and equal harvest volumes reported for 1899.
Source: Dept. of Natural Resources Timber Harvest Statistics (collected from Dept. of Revenue)
2012
2008
2004
2000
1996
1992
1988
1984
1980
1976
1972
1968
1964
1960
1956
1952
1948
1944
1940
1936
1932
1928
1924
1920
1916
1912
1908
1904
0.0
1900
HARVEST VOL. (BILLION BOARD FT, SCRIBNER RULE)
Washington State Total Timber Harvest, 1900-2013 (est.)
Working Forests-Environmental Benefits
What Can You Do? Choose Wood.
Working Forests-Economic Impact
124,343 Jobs
Washington State Forestland
•
51% of Washington is Forested
•
47% Working Forest
•
53% Reserved
•
50,063 Direct Jobs (2008)
•
124,323 Jobs Impact (DII*) (2008)
•
$2.4 billion Direct Wages
•
$5.5 billion DII* Wages
•
$176 mm Taxes (2008)
•
3.3 bbf (2011) = 418,000 homes
*Direct, indirect and induced wages
Forest Products Supply Chain
Lumber
Paper
Green
Energy
Working Forests-Tied to Mill Locations
Thank You
• www.wfpa.org
• www.forestsandfish.com
• www.workingforests.org
• Cindy Mitchell, [email protected] 360-352-1500

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