Louisiana

State by State Industry Statistics

  • 48% of the state is Forest Land (13.8 million acres)
    • 62% owned by private (non-industrial) landowners
    • 9% owned by the public
    • 29% owned by forest industry
  • Ranked 6th in US reforestation in 1999
    • 170,227 acres of new trees planted
  • People: 29,000 workers in Forest Products Industry
  • Economic Impact: Generates $3.3 billion annually for the state

For more information, contact the Louisiana Forestry Association.

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