Table 15.1. Total tree volume (million m3) on forest land by forest type, age class, and terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Forest type 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
Taiga Plains Coniferous 0.15 0.61 17.88 112.80 3 329.76 82.64 98.22 69.57 23.80 10.41 9.99 0.00 3 755.83
Mixedwood 0.02 0.72 31.98 47.74 580.82 42.07 36.17 26.84 0.77 1.34 0.35 0.00 768.82
Broadleaf 0.03 3.37 97.81 389.80 78.25 76.81 24.02 6.18 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 676.38
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 0.20 4.70 147.67 550.34 3 988.83 201.52 158.41 102.59 24.68 11.75 10.34 0.00 5 201.03
Taiga Shield Coniferous 2.28 0.42 2.79 204.16 427.28 1 239.36 788.46 0.79 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2 665.54
Mixedwood 0.37 0.03 0.27 5.28 10.71 82.60 1.05 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100.31
Broadleaf 0.17 0.11 0.14 0.40 45.36 2.63 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 48.83
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 2.82 0.56 3.20 209.84 483.35 1 324.59 789.53 0.79 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2 814.68
Boreal Shield Coniferous 172.65 536.09 889.01 1 866.05 3 067.38 2 152.41 429.07 228.08 31.52 5.57 0.61 0.00 9 378.44
Mixedwood 202.62 321.51 715.79 1 265.96 1 209.21 185.19 73.56 26.76 4.47 7.37 1.59 0.00 4 014.03
Broadleaf 74.22 102.25 444.55 590.22 601.93 154.76 69.34 30.93 7.55 0.31 0.36 0.00 2 076.42
Non-treed 0.10 0.19 0.24 0.12 0.58 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.34
Subtotal 449.59 960.04 2 049.59 3 722.35 4 879.10 2 492.41 571.97 285.77 43.60 13.25 2.56 0.00 15 470.23
Atlantic Maritime Coniferous 50.14 122.16 319.22 218.35 126.82 38.54 4.20 0.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 880.00
Mixedwood 55.99 101.05 289.10 173.82 67.08 7.04 1.05 0.00 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.00 695.43
Broadleaf 35.34 42.41 166.64 82.08 47.56 2.50 0.62 0.41 0.00 0.10 0.04 0.00 377.70
Non-treed 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
Subtotal 141.48 265.62 774.96 474.25 241.46 48.08 5.87 0.98 0.30 0.10 0.04 0.00 1 953.14
Mixedwood Plains Broadleaf 6.76 34.69 95.11 70.03 32.19 5.96 1.29 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 246.59
Mixedwood 3.13 26.26 64.15 19.95 10.82 1.16 0.71 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 126.38
Coniferous 2.92 16.87 17.72 8.91 2.52 0.31 0.92 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 50.17
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 12.81 77.82 176.98 98.89 45.53 7.43 2.92 0.76 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 423.14
Boreal Plains Coniferous 9.23 49.83 381.05 674.61 556.53 414.81 207.17 114.50 50.57 13.65 16.01 0.00 2 487.96
Broadleaf 20.69 120.36 599.84 533.37 276.07 165.73 38.29 2.60 1.25 0.06 0.00 0.00 1 758.26
Mixedwood 5.78 33.86 181.39 210.03 256.73 153.89 64.69 22.96 4.12 0.31 0.28 0.00 934.04
Non-treed 0.01 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04
Subtotal 35.71 204.05 1 162.31 1 418.01 1 089.33 734.43 310.15 140.06 55.94 14.02 16.29 0.00 5 180.30
Prairies Broadleaf 0.17 0.18 59.65 94.38 120.91 0.03 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275.34
Coniferous 0.00 0.00 0.11 3.42 0.62 6.26 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.41
Mixedwood 0.00 0.04 0.50 2.40 0.99 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.97
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 0.17 0.22 60.26 100.20 122.52 6.33 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 289.72
Taiga Cordillera Coniferous 0.00 2.68 3.22 7.49 15.19 780.26 16.33 3.35 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 829.02
Mixedwood 0.03 0.04 0.05 0.32 1.83 16.16 0.27 1.97 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 20.67
Broadleaf 0.00 0.01 0.22 18.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 18.86
Subtotal 0.03 2.73 3.49 26.44 17.02 796.42 16.60 5.32 0.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 868.55
Boreal Cordillera Coniferous 0.10 10.65 39.48 95.73 438.76 371.13 222.75 178.47 191.65 39.31 391.35 0.00 1 979.38
Mixedwood 0.05 4.64 34.40 32.15 38.09 42.46 38.63 19.20 21.45 0.00 16.00 0.00 247.07
Broadleaf 0.09 2.43 18.57 21.41 3.98 14.89 14.82 7.70 2.94 0.00 2.05 0.00 88.88
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 0.24 17.72 92.45 149.29 480.83 428.48 276.20 205.37 216.04 39.31 409.40 0.00 2 315.33
Pacific Maritime Coniferous 1.46 76.89 180.71 262.26 169.14 168.32 147.60 61.82 84.93 81.25 3 241.03 0.00 4 475.41
Mixedwood 0.03 2.89 24.59 23.09 15.06 11.88 1.60 4.82 0.72 2.12 0.93 0.00 87.73
Broadleaf 0.02 3.57 11.53 24.03 14.09 12.10 3.30 1.58 1.62 0.13 1.30 0.00 73.27
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 1.51 83.35 216.83 309.38 198.29 192.30 152.50 68.22 87.27 83.50 3 243.26 0.00 4 636.41
Montane Cordillera Coniferous 6.31 71.49 143.62 497.44 681.22 861.66 1 064.24 781.37 562.49 529.94 2 173.20 0.00 7 372.98
Mixedwood 1.27 10.49 9.89 43.74 93.86 61.49 55.91 20.55 10.30 2.16 5.87 0.00 315.53
Broadleaf 0.02 2.38 7.85 18.42 46.15 31.22 15.15 2.58 1.72 0.33 0.83 0.00 126.65
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 7.60 84.36 161.36 559.60 821.23 954.37 1 135.30 804.50 574.51 532.43 2 179.90 0.00 7 815.16
Hudson Plains Coniferous 0.12 2.96 0.92 7.13 32.15 229.66 2.34 3.27 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 278.55
Mixedwood 0.00 0.03 0.58 0.78 68.18 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 69.57
Broadleaf 0.02 0.00 0.00 4.53 0.00 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.66
Non-treed 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Subtotal 0.14 2.99 1.50 12.44 100.33 229.77 2.34 3.27 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 352.78
Canada Coniferous 245.36 890.65 1 995.73 3 958.35 8 847.37 6 345.36 2 981.30 1 441.79 945.46 680.13 5 832.19 0.00 34 163.69
Mixedwood 269.29 501.56 1 352.69 1 825.26 2 353.38 603.98 273.64 123.30 42.13 13.30 25.02 0.00 7 383.55
Broadleaf 137.53 311.76 1 501.91 1 847.30 1 266.49 466.74 166.85 52.56 15.19 0.93 4.58 0.00 5 771.84
Non-treed 0.12 0.19 0.27 0.12 0.58 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.39
Total 652.30 1 704.16 4 850.60 7 631.03 12 467.82 7 416.13 3 421.79 1 617.65 1 002.84 694.36 5 861.79 0.00 47 320.47
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.