Table 19.2. Total above-ground carbon (million tonnes) by boreal zone in Canada.
Boreal zone Above-ground carbon
Non-boreal 5 979.06
Boreal 10 466.08
Canada 16 445.14
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, combined remeasured (2007-2017) and projected (2006-2017 with NFI projection system) data (Version 2, November 2022) (
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.