Table 14.0. Area (1000 ha) of forest land by species group and age class in Canada.
Species group Age (years) Total
1-20 21-40 41-60 61-80 81-100 101-120 121-140 141-160 161-180 181-200 201+ Other1
Spruce 3 466.74 8 514.96 13 155.98 24 561.67 63 719.52 47 611.98 13 988.19 3 596.12 1 768.47 830.45 3 306.32 0.00 184 520.40
Poplar 2 489.21 3 568.21 8 250.92 12 912.40 8 681.50 2 184.88 683.43 154.13 63.06 10.33 59.73 0.00 39 057.80
Pine 3 982.60 3 810.36 4 265.70 5 952.35 6 064.50 3 261.11 2 560.65 1 458.65 797.00 336.76 697.65 0.00 33 187.33
Unclassified 1 019.66 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20 195.32 21 214.98
Fir 979.17 1 877.59 2 722.49 2 605.12 2 695.26 1 239.90 936.90 791.14 814.56 701.99 4 765.53 0.00 20 129.65
Birch 750.69 1 670.75 3 685.06 3 491.87 2 554.83 481.55 177.54 22.80 8.38 1.54 1.88 0.00 12 846.89
Maple 563.17 594.65 3 072.68 1 558.26 2 051.33 442.12 230.06 123.82 24.77 19.16 1.26 0.00 8 681.28
Hemlock 33.54 436.28 349.15 348.27 248.44 195.25 182.17 137.53 99.53 97.01 3 486.01 0.00 5 613.18
Unspecified conifers 3 774.75 1 588.69 125.41 7.24 0.73 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5 496.82
Larch 787.39 384.25 752.58 1 056.01 1 064.29 559.87 254.57 116.35 141.07 14.30 67.79 0.00 5 198.47
Douglas-fir 51.21 331.79 403.35 601.91 691.86 747.32 661.37 342.58 234.88 140.21 671.50 0.00 4 877.98
Cedar & other conifers 82.85 283.54 363.98 297.94 330.89 182.45 101.25 72.54 52.20 98.27 1 929.75 0.00 3 795.66
Other hardwoods 262.23 324.65 386.76 399.97 199.14 112.17 14.30 6.00 1.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 1 706.40
Unspecified hardwoods 1 113.73 120.72 12.98 1.56 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1 248.99
Total 19 356.94 23 506.44 37 547.04 53 794.57 88 302.29 57 018.60 19 790.43 6 821.66 4 005.10 2 250.02 14 987.42 20 195.32 347 575.83
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, revised 2006 baseline (Version 3, December 2013) (http://nfi.nfis.org)
Note: The Arctic ecozones (Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic), and the Taiga Plains and Hudson Plains ecozones located in Nunavut, are not inventoried. The total area amounts to 262,189.89 thousand ha.
1 Missing or unknown age class.