Table 3. Output/capacity ratio and jobs per unit of input and output for specialty mills, 2000 to 2009 (personal communication, Sinclair Tedder, senior economist, Competitiveness and Innovation Branch, British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range).


Year

Mills
(no.)
Capacity
(MMFBM)
(m3)
Output
(MMFBM)
(m3)
Input
(000 m3)
Employment

Output / capacity ratio

Jobs/ MMFBM
(output)
Jobs/000 m3
(input)
2009 6 478
(1,127,954)
195
(460,149)
927 822 0.41 4.21 0.89
2008 6 461
(1,087,838)
187
(441,271)
885 713 0.41 3.81 0.81
2007 7 468
(1,104,357)
282
(665,446)
1218 770 0.60 2.73 0.63
2006 7 524
(1,236,502)
316
(745,677)
1382 1100 0.60 3.48 0.80
2005 7 476
(1,123,235)
293
(691,403)
1307 1165 0.62 3.98 0.89
2004 6 300
(707,921)
226
(533,301)
1073 975 0.75 4.31 0.91
2003 7 266
(627,690)
172
(405,875)
868 985 0.65 5.72 1.14
2002 8 321
(757,475)
191
(450,710)
957 848 0.59 4.45 0.89
2001 9 312
(736,238)
197
(464,868)
899 806 0.63 4.10 0.90
2000 9 317
(748,037)
227
(535,660)
1104 794 0.72 3.50 0.72
Mean 383
(903,779)
232
(547,459)
1077 906 0.62 4.01 0.85