Canadian land cover in 2000

This statistic shows the land cover of Canada in 2000 by category. That year, the grassland area in Canada amounted to 49 thousand square kilometers.

Land cover in Canada in 2000

Land cover in square kilometers
Evergreen needleleaf forest area2,655,892
Low vegetation and barren area2,596,909
Mixed forest area1,142,428
Shrubland area1,005,820
Other land cover area*909,885
Snow and ice area676,083
Cropland and cropland with woodland area670,608
Disturbance area*234,065
Grassland area49,683
Deciduous broadleaf forest area34,809
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Release date

December 2005



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* Other land cover area consists of water, urban and built-up areas.

Disturbance area refers to forest disturbance, which can be caused by changes in forest structure or composition resulting from natural events such as fire, flood or wind, from mortality caused by insect or disease outbreaks, or from human-caused events such as forest harvesting.

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