Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Paper manufacturing - 322

Definition

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: manufacturing pulp, paper and paper products. The manufacture of pulp involves separating the cellulose fibres from other impurities in wood, used paper or other fibre sources. The manufacture of paper involves matting these fibres into a sheet. Converted paper products are produced from paper and other materials by various cutting and shaping techniques.

Exclusions

No exclusions are specified in the 2017 NAICS Canada manual.

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Establishments

734

0-99 Employees

71.8%

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Average revenue

$1.1
million

Profitable

75.4%

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Alberta

13.3%

Prince Edward Island

11.2%

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Salaries

$3.7
billion

Wages

$30.15

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Net revenue

$3.4
billion

Shipments

$30.0
billion

Value added

$11.5
billion

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Exports

$17.2
billion

Imports

$8.1
billion
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