Table 21.1a. Relative standard errors (%) of area of land by land use and terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Land Use
Industrial Forestry Agriculture Conservation Infrastructure Settlement Recreation National Defence Unknown Other1
Taiga Plains 19.3 4.6 62.7 11.6 22.3 53.8 80.5 0.0 1.2 0.0
Taiga Shield 28.4 1.3 0.0 4.3 56.7 76.7 26.7 27.4 1.2 0.0
Boreal Shield 8.6 1.2 11.1 2.3 5.5 11.2 6.8 27.5 5.4 0.0
Atlantic Maritime 20.6 2.1 8.3 9.1 8.9 12.8 32.1 60.2 10.9 0.0
Mixedwood Plains 25.3 5.4 4.5 14.9 7.0 12.4 23.4 100.0 65.9 0.0
Boreal Plains 17.9 1.8 4.1 5.8 4.7 14.3 55.1 18.0 4.2 0.0
Prairies 9.7 8.5 1.1 10.8 4.0 14.9 51.0 30.9 7.4 0.0
Taiga Cordillera 64.2 0.0 0.0 10.5 40.1 0.0 26.7 0.0 2.1 0.0
Boreal Cordillera 22.3 19.4 6.5 6.7 20.1 44.5 38.4 0.0 2.2 0.0
Pacific Maritime 52.6 6.0 15.7 9.1 21.6 53.2 24.5 0.0 3.8 0.0
Montane Cordillera 41.9 2.9 6.0 5.1 9.7 56.3 12.6 0.0 3.3 0.0
Hudson Plains 30.2 3.1 69.4 1.8 65.5 27.3 0.0 0.0 14.0 0.0
Canada 5.9 0.7 1.3 1.4 3.1 6.0 5.4 12.0 0.7 0.0
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.