Table 21.0. Area (1000 ha) of land by land use in Canada.
Land Use Total
Industrial Forestry Agriculture Conservation Infrastructure Settlement Recreation National Defence Unknown Other1
3 497.05 264 249.33 71 691.10 94 830.34 4 201.03 4 438.66 7 807.78 2 271.48 194 671.82 0.00 647 658.59
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, combined remeasured (2007-2017) and projected (2006-2017 with NFI projection system) data (Version 1, July 2021) (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. These non-inventoried areas total 262,189.89 thousand ha.
1 Missing, unknown or other land uses.