Forests

The size of forests per capita is another indicator of economic well-being. This is the standing stock of forests not a measurement of sustainable yield. Also, there is not inclusion here of possibly substantial impacts from climate change.

Term Explanations

Fertility: Total number of children per woman. 2.1 is replacement level.

Immigration: Annual net immigration as a percentage of the population. Currently in Canada, immigration is running at the 0.8% to 1.0% level.

Cu m / capita: The total wood volume in cubic metres of all forests in Canada divided by the population

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