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Table 4 Socio-economic impacts by scenario for default level of implementation, 2020–2070

From: Climate change mitigation in British Columbia’s forest sector: GHG reductions, costs, and environmental impacts

Scenario Forest job Total job Forest GDP Total GDP Gov. revenue
(Total FTE) (Total FTE) (2018$M year−1) (2018$M year−1) (2018$M year−1)
Higher recovery (general use) 947 1921 68 132 9
Higher recovery (wood buildings) 993 2015 71 138 9
Harvest less − 1167 − 2362 − 102 − 196 − 14
Bioenergy (contemporary fuels) 1040 1880 315 363 48
Bioenergy (future fuels) 1040 1880 299 345 45
Higher recovery + bioenergy + LLP (low SB) 2091 3688 286 318 40
Higher recovery + bioenergy + LLP (high SB) 2170 3830 303 338 43
Higher recovery + bioenergy (low SB) 1649 3130 319 405 48
Higher recovery + bioenergy (High SB) 1760 3339 341 432 51
Restricted harvest − 945 − 1912 − 86 − 164 − 11
LLP 333 351 − 46 − 103 − 9
Domestic portfolio (Low SB) − 1019 − 2343 − 156 − 313 − 24
Domestic portfolio (High SB) − 177 − 714 − 29 − 135 − 5
  1. FTE full time equivalent, GDP gross domestic product, Gov. government, LLP longer-lived product, SB substitution benefits