Alabama

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 68% of the state is Forest Land (22 million acres)
    • 71% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 6% owned by the public
    • 23% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 3rd in US Reforestation in 1999
    • 228,300 acres of new trees planted
  • People: Over 170,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
    • 10% of state's total workforce
  • Economic Impact: Generates $13 billion for state each year
    • Generates $4.2 billion of state's wages each year
  • #1 industry in the state

For more information, contact the Alabama Forestry Association.

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