Burundi - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Burundi was 1,684 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,890 in 1990 and a minimum value of 1,684 in 2012.

Definition: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1990 2,890
1991 2,799
1992 2,708
1993 2,617
1994 2,526
1995 2,435
1996 2,344
1997 2,253
1998 2,162
1999 2,071
2000 1,980
2001 1,946
2002 1,912
2003 1,878
2004 1,844
2005 1,810
2006 1,792
2007 1,774
2008 1,756
2009 1,738
2010 1,720
2011 1,702
2012 1,684

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Burundi was 6.56 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 11.25 in 1990, while its lowest value was 6.56 in 2012.

Definition: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

See also:

Year Value
1990 11.25
1991 10.90
1992 10.55
1993 10.19
1994 9.84
1995 9.48
1996 9.13
1997 8.77
1998 8.42
1999 8.06
2000 7.71
2001 7.58
2002 7.45
2003 7.31
2004 7.18
2005 7.05
2006 6.98
2007 6.91
2008 6.84
2009 6.77
2010 6.70
2011 6.63
2012 6.56

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use