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Table 1 Managed and unmanaged land in Brazil, Canada and the United States (millions of hectares)

From: Delineating managed land for reporting national greenhouse gas emissions and removals to the United Nations framework convention on climate change

Country Managed land area Unmanaged land area Total land area
Canada 279.0 630.4 909.4
 Cropland 45.1 0.0 45.1
 Grassland 6.6 Unknowna Unknowna
 Forest land 225.9 118.0 343.9
 Settlements 0.9 0.0 0.9
 Wetlands 0.5 Unknowna Unknowna
 Other lands 0.0 Unknowna Unknowna
Brazil (observed) 499.4 316.1 815.5
 Cropland 68.5 0 68.5
 Grassland 188.3 41.1 229.4
 Forest land 235.3 258.3 493.6
 Settlements 3.9 0 3.9
 Wetlands 3.4 16.1 19.5
 Other lands 0 0.6 0.6
 Cloud-covered areas   36.7
United States 890 46 936
 Cropland 159.2 0 159.2
 Grassland 320.6 25.8 346.4
 Forest land 292.7 9.6 302.4
 Settlements 50.6 0 50.6
 Wetlands 43.0 0 43.0
 Other lands 24.7 10.8 34.5
  1. aThe total area of unmanaged wetland, grassland and other land is 512.4 Mha, but these areas are not disaggregated into the individual categories