Table 12.1a. Relative standard errors (%) of area of forest land by ownership and terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Ownership
Federal Provincial Territorial Municipal Aboriginal Private Other1
Taiga Plains 17.2 3.1 2.1 29.5 9.0 76.1 65.2
Taiga Shield 45.0 1.3 3.9 57.0 10.8 39.6 23.7
Boreal Shield 26.9 0.7 0.0 27.1 18.1 5.7 39.8
Atlantic Maritime 35.8 4.9 0.0 32.6 100.0 3.7 96.2
Mixedwood Plains 71.3 36.3 0.0 94.1 55.4 5.7 31.3
Boreal Plains 10.6 2.0 17.2 41.0 25.1 14.2 12.1
Prairies 75.0 23.2 0.0 45.7 45.8 12.9 10.7
Taiga Cordillera 34.4 0.0 4.9 0.0 23.2 0.0 51.1
Boreal Cordillera 47.4 4.0 3.8 60.6 16.3 64.9 56.3
Pacific Maritime 36.5 3.5 0.0 0.0 55.5 18.0 61.7
Montane Cordillera 14.6 1.6 0.0 0.0 53.4 12.0 92.6
Hudson Plains 43.6 3.2 0.0 100.0 55.3 73.4 72.7
Canada 6.9 0.5 1.6 14.6 5.6 2.7 7.9
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, unknown or other ownerships.