Statistical data

Disturbance (Canada)

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Insects Footnote 1
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees (hectares)   16,390,513 15,827,323 15,488,581 15,730,872 20,391,494 20,129,334 8,796,129 8,989,916 12,979,758 15,072,580 13,895,745 18,680,921 19,942,151 16,324,973 13,145,378 20,492,665 20,649,575 24,542,909 15,631,904 10,253,821 6,163,326 4,336,457 7,169,061 12,956,145 11,617,320 20,631,626 42,051,244 33,895,109 20,192,887
Balsam fir sawfly     135 591     1,492 46,236 58,637 51,309 8,945 39,400 39,400 67,200 57,315 39,366 49,783 68,698 47,759 41,500 18,445 24,385 30,300 15,000 4,813 1,706 2,004 720 9,700 4,780
Forest tent caterpillar   1,560,811 2,993,477 4,013,393 4,841,071 5,903,787 7,464,898 729,874 594,647 220,651 154,243 1,568,128 2,210,536 5,564,624 3,160,818 1,578,126 4,590,131 8,553,697 14,334,797 8,258,853 4,332,222 3,653,017 1,870,061 1,215,920 1,140,616 784,956 999,607 16,266,526 19,187,690 10,663,870
Gypsy moth   14,939 10,858   757 23,335 8,452 8,128     385 39,479 31,094 10,350 1,242 177 60,917 155,748 8,511 2 15,399 3,070 5 7,234 19,879 5,645 9,784 34,676 353,415 83,723
Jack pine budworm   1,187,801 748,880 206,849 24,634 26,356 92,176 61,018 27,765 44,968 205,701 168,834 536,051 740,251 93,141 1,002               104,027 294,485 419,685 282,491 159,296 133,618 30,325
Mountain pine beetle   318,796 332,259 376,669 1,447,954 2,208,687 2,973,935 3,016,228 4,624,907 6,251,586 8,953,441 7,841,993 10,051,919 9,243,408 8,736,068 7,021,886 4,066,817 1,968,641 785,497 475,000 164,567   250,851 56,000 40,000 37,177 49,054 44,750 49,600 41,400
Spruce beetle 30 343,758 506,881 291,972 242,344 336,396 26,601 43,195 61,774 66,267 63,863 51,593 67,061 145,135 164,641 204,590 374,587 355,395 123,999 151,627 92,332 123,418 96,481 150,000 142,271 34,085 15,000      
Spruce budworm 215,753 5,992,899 5,519,287 4,970,951 5,235,854 3,583,700 2,777,998 1,792,062 1,492,829 1,510,074 831,937 876,115 1,350,369 1,105,221 721,471 750,288 2,945,334 3,487,984 4,410,224 2,153,943 2,151,659 1,724,867 920,265 1,196,760 3,870,108 5,127,500 9,387,275 10,228,365 10,199,174 8,542,920
Western spruce budworm   22,634 704 3,426 9,135 44,608 128,037 456,745 623,426 503,014 796,904 804,711 865,023 776,907 463,962 623,735 522,236 487,352 123,638 14,690 1,152 103,370   66,892 2,000 16,146 42,928 343,075 395,000 193,000
Other insects 612,594 6,948,875 5,714,842 5,624,730 3,929,123 8,264,625 6,655,745 2,642,643 1,505,931 4,331,889 4,057,161 2,505,492 3,529,468 2,289,055 2,926,315 2,926,208 7,882,860 5,572,060 4,708,484 4,536,289 3,478,045 531,199 1,168,494 4,357,228 7,441,973 5,190,420 9,843,483 14,973,836 3,566,912 632,869
Fires Footnote 2
Area burned (hectares) 1,842,612 2,278,081 3,419,856 1,311,636 3,861,647 4,563,327 4,210,137 2,003,270 2,428,798 3,052,473 775,025 1,712,056 1,542,202 2,250,815 1,671,524 3,183,814 1,743,436 2,770,408 626,420 665,331 1,624,611 4,614,287 630,700 1,854,926 7,095,103 6,295,957 1,967,701 868,655 1,584,730 934,435
Number of fires 3,921 7,114 5,652 5,203 7,140 5,158 6,264 7,956 4,743 7,291 7,210 6,278 6,917 9,820 7,542 6,680 8,230 7,861 7,753 5,349 7,633 10,723 6,148 6,349 8,486 9,763 6,043 9,068 10,327 10,111