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Canadians and nature: Trees, 2013

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Released: 2015-06-30

In 2013, 85% of all Canadian households reported the presence of trees, bushes or hedges on their property. Households in Eastern Canada were slightly more likely to have reported their presence than those in the rest of the country.

Just over one-quarter of households (27%) reported that trees had been planted on their property during the previous five years, with households in Newfoundland and Labrador reporting this most frequently (36%).

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The Households and the Environment Survey asks Canadian households about their activities and behaviours with respect to the environment. It covers a wide variety of topics including water and energy consumption and conservation, hazardous products used in the home, and the household's interactions with nature. Data from the survey are used by governments to guide policies and programs, by researchers to learn more about Canadians and by individuals to see how they compare with the rest of the country.


The fact sheet "Canadians and Nature: Trees, 2013" is now available in Environment Fact Sheets (Catalogue number16-508-X) from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

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