Moose population monitoring summaries

This data set contains the results of moose aerial inventory surveys we collect each winter across parts of Ontario.

These surveys are used to:

  • monitor moose populations
  • support moose harvest planning
  • inform natural resource policies

The dataset contains information on:

  • survey year
  • survey location
  • survey type
  • survey precision
  • sampling effort
  • population size
  • herd composition

Moose populations are estimated based on a sample of plots and are subject to statistical error. We may update data periodically as errors are identified and corrected. Additional technical and statistical notes are provided in the data dictionary.

Learn more about moose populations.

Additional information

Geographic coverage
Biodiversity and Monitoring Section
Maintainer branch
Science and Research Branch
Last Validated Date
April 5, 2024
Update frequency

Moose population monitoring summaries

Learn more about accessing data using different formats.

Date range: January 1, 1975 - March 31, 2024

  • XLSX
    Moose survey results English [160.8 KiB]

    Last Updated: February 28, 2024


Supporting Files

  • XLSX
    Data Dictionary English and French [13.1 KiB]

    Last Updated: March 12, 2024


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