Table 21.2. Area (1000 ha) of land by land use and boreal zone in Canada.
Boreal zone Land Use Total
Industrial Forestry Agriculture Conservation Infrastructure Settlement Recreation National Defence Unknown Other1
Non-boreal 145.85 51 051.80 47 749.60 15 599.93 4 996.59 1 885.58 42 177.33 518.20 11 740.11 0.00 175 864.99
Boreal 327.24 207 606.88 14 451.83 68 062.90 3 062.63 2 575.42 28 326.85 1 794.49 154 435.32 0.00 480 643.56
Canada 473.09 258 658.68 62 201.43 83 662.83 8 059.22 4 461.00 70 504.18 2 312.69 166 175.43 0.00 656 508.55
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, revised 2006 baseline (Version 3, December 2013) (http://nfi.nfis.org)
Note: The Non-boreal zone in the Arctic ecozones (Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic) are not inventoried. The total land and water area amounts to approximately 252,202.08 thousand ha.
1 Missing, unknown or other land uses.