Table 1.2. Area (1000 ha) of land cover by boreal zone in Canada.
Boreal zone Vegetated Non-vegetated Other1 Total2
Treed Non-treed Total Land Water Total
Non-boreal 85 796.14 60 757.95 146 554.09 28 600.93 18 629.00 47 229.93 0.00 193 784.02
Boreal 294 872.92 152 793.64 447 666.56 33 077.81 71 233.83 104 311.64 4.23 551 982.44
Canada 380 669.06 213 551.59 594 220.65 61 678.74 89 862.84 151 541.57 4.23 745 766.46
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, combined remeasured (2007-2017) and projected (2006-2017 with NFI projection system) data (Version 1, August 2021) (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 covers.
2 The areas of the boreal zone are based on the Atlas of Canada 1:1 000 000 scale base map reprojected to Albers Equal Area Conic projection (ESRI: 102001).