Georgia

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 66% of the state is Forest Land (24 million acres)
    • 72% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 7% owned by the public
    • 21% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 1st in US reforestation in 1999
    • 438,785 acres of new trees planted
  • People: 177,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
    • 10% of state's total workforce
  • Economic Impact: Generates $19.7 billion annually for the state

For more information, contact the Georgia Forestry Association.

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