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1152. Lumber Consumption, by Species Group and End Use

[In billion board feet (39.1 represents 39,100,000,000), except per capita in board feet. Per capita consumption based on estimated resident population as of July 1]

 
Item 1962 1970 1976 1986 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 End-use 1962 1970 1976 1986 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
    Total 39.1 39.9 44.7 57.8 52.6 56.0 56.9 59.8 59.3 62.2 63.0 65.1 New housing 14.5 13.3 17.0 19.3 16.6 16.6 16.3 16.1 15.9 19.0 (NA) (NA)
Residential upkeep and
Per capita 210 194 205 239 208 219 220 229 225 234 235 improvements 4.4 4.7 5.7 10.1 11.6 11.7 12.0 12.3 12.4 17.7 (NA) (NA)
New nonresidential
Species group: construction 1. 4.2 4.7 4.5 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 4.6 (NA) (NA)
  Softwoods.. 30.8 32.0 36.6 47.1 41.6 45.1 45.7 48.2 47.6 50.2 50.9 52.1 Manufacturing.. 4.5 4.7 4.9 4.8 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 7.6 (NA) (NA)
  Hardwoods.. 8.5 7.9 8.0 10.6 10.9 10.9 11.2 11.6 11.7 12.0 12.1 13.0 Shipping. 4.6 5.7 5.9 6.8 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.5 6.3 (NA) (NA)
  Other 2 6.9 6.8 6.7 10.9 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.8 6.8 (NA) (NA)




NA Not available.
1 In addition to new construction, includes railroad ties laid as replacements in existing track and lumber used by railroads for
railcar repair. 2 Includes upkeep and improvement of non-residential buildings and structures; made-at-home projects, such as furniture, boats, and picnic tables; made-on-the-job items such as advertising and display structures; and miscellaneous products and uses.

Source: U.S. Forest Service. Timber Demand and Technolgy Assessment, RWU-4861. Also in Agricultural Statistics, annual, and unpublished data.

http://WWW.FPL.FS.FED.US/econ/Publications.htm#New



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1152_lumber_consumption_by_species_group_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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