Table 5.2. Area (1000 ha) of forest land by forest type, age class and boreal zone in Canada.
Boreal zone 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
Non-boreal Treed Coniferous 3 332.63 4 628.89 4 178.12 4 429.72 4 860.51 3 816.63 3 758.87 2 774.03 1 791.78 1 604.92 11 794.78 0.00 46 970.89
Treed Mixedwood 1 610.86 2 437.68 3 933.89 3 742.32 3 147.57 1 012.48 434.76 202.94 42.89 20.29 37.74 0.00 16 623.43
Treed Broadleaf 1 273.56 2 727.12 3 812.92 3 771.51 3 288.88 896.52 176.38 91.77 19.67 13.68 17.78 0.00 16 089.81
Non-treed 12.35 5.20 14.38 2.47 0.37 0.56 0.05 0.17 0.00 0.06 0.00 3 660.39 3 696.01
Subtotal 6 229.41 9 798.90 11 939.31 11 946.02 11 297.32 5 726.20 4 370.07 3 068.92 1 854.34 1 638.95 11 850.31 3 660.39 83 380.13
Boreal Treed Coniferous 7 475.82 17 603.74 26 122.76 29 266.36 36 314.66 40 327.84 35 267.58 10 152.33 2 233.32 555.99 2 718.70 0.00 208 039.09
Treed Mixedwood 3 908.23 4 567.90 4 372.57 6 208.93 8 086.24 3 409.02 2 038.12 456.10 140.82 36.71 72.16 0.00 33 296.82
Treed Broadleaf 3 383.91 3 326.11 4 111.00 6 516.54 5 420.88 2 832.99 696.08 211.97 31.45 9.26 3.53 0.00 26 543.72
Non-treed 63.01 69.74 65.51 89.98 151.82 106.59 74.58 54.58 7.56 0.00 0.00 13 370.45 14 053.82
Subtotal 14 830.97 25 567.50 34 671.85 42 081.80 49 973.60 46 676.44 38 076.37 10 874.98 2 413.15 601.95 2 794.39 13 370.45 281 933.44
Canada Treed Coniferous 10 808.45 22 232.63 30 300.88 33 696.08 41 175.17 44 144.47 39 026.45 12 926.36 4 025.10 2 160.90 14 513.48 0.00 255 009.98
Treed Mixedwood 5 519.09 7 005.58 8 306.47 9 951.24 11 233.81 4 421.50 2 472.89 659.04 183.71 57.00 109.90 0.00 49 920.25
Treed Broadleaf 4 657.47 6 053.23 7 923.93 10 288.05 8 709.76 3 729.51 872.46 303.74 51.13 22.93 21.31 0.00 42 633.53
Non-treed 75.36 74.94 79.89 92.45 152.19 107.15 74.63 54.76 7.56 0.06 0.00 17 030.85 17 749.83
Total 21 060.38 35 366.39 46 611.16 54 027.82 61 270.93 52 402.64 42 446.43 13 943.90 4 267.50 2 240.90 14 644.69 17 030.85 365 313.58
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 or unknown age class.