Welcome to Canada’s National Forestry Database

The National Forestry Database (NFD) is Canada's Compendium of Forestry Statistics, serving as our national source of credible, accurate, and reliable forestry statistics. The principal role of the NFD is to collect and compile national forest data and forest management statistics.

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Forestry Highlights

Discover national forestry highlights.

Wood supply

215 million cubic metres of potential volume of timber (2020).

Forest fires

4.3 million hectares burned (2021).

Forest insects

17.8 million hectares damaged (2020).


143.1 million cubic metres harvested (2020).


0.4 million hectares planted or seeded (2020).


2.3 billion in government revenues (2020).

Pest control

0.16 million hectares treated with insecticide (2020).