Statistical data

Greenhouse gas inventory (Canada) Footnote 1

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
For forest lands affected by land-use change
Removals from the atmosphere due to afforestation (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Total emissions due to deforestation (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   10.2 11.8 11.6 11.8 11.9 11.7 11.2 10.5 10.5 10.4 10.6 11.3 11.8 11.8 12.0 12.1 12.4 12.5 12.5 12.8 13.6 13.6 13.8 14.2 14.7 15.7 16.7 18.4 19.6 21.5
For managed forests
Area of managed forests (hectares)   225,569,672 225,613,909 225,657,173 225,700,103 225,745,443 225,791,257 225,833,763 225,873,139 225,908,324 225,941,887 225,969,604 226,000,094 226,036,604 226,075,978 226,115,462 226,152,958 226,193,113 226,231,576 226,269,354 226,305,187 226,341,135 226,382,597 226,421,105 226,455,678 226,489,857 226,522,952 226,560,088 226,601,350 226,647,064 226,698,067
Total net emissions or removals to the atmosphere, all causes (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   165.4 258.3 226.0 104.1 261.4 165.8 48.3 109.7 149.1 127.1 48.7 37.8 91.9 91.4 74.5 156.3 72.9 125.8 -41.8 -55.3 -3.9 126.5 -74.6 -24.8 161.6 -36.1 -47.0 -106.5 -67.4 -92.0
Net emissions or removals due to natural disturbances (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   156.8 250.8 225.4 103.3 255.9 166.5 48.4 113.5 148.8 127.3 65.6 43.7 93.1 88.6 60.1 147.7 93.0 143.2 -6.0 -35.3 31.3 177.2 -35.0 14.4 194.8 14.2 6.4 -45.1 6.4 -21.6
Net emissions or removals due to human forest management activities and from harvested wood products (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   8.6 7.5 0.6 0.8 5.5 -0.7 -0.1 -3.7 0.3 -0.1 -16.9 -6.0 -1.2 2.9 14.5 8.6 -20.1 -17.4 -35.8 -20.0 -35.2 -50.7 -39.6 -39.2 -33.2 -50.3 -53.3 -61.4 -73.8 -70.3
Transfers from the managed forest sector to the forest products sector due to harvesting (CO2e/yr, megatonnes)   -160.9 -160.5 -158.1 -159.3 -159.8 -155.3 -155.2 -152.2 -150.0 -144.0 -121.9 -142.6 -164.8 -181.7 -199.7 -205.9 -180.6 -193.9 -184.1 -199.9 -197.3 -176.5 -188.6 -183.0 -187.7 -182.4 -175.2 -169.4 -159.5 -161.4