Burundi - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Burundi was 2,760 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,890 in 1990 and a minimum value of 1,810 in 2005.

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 1,954
2007 2,098
2008 2,242
2009 2,386
2010 2,530
2011 2,576
2012 2,622
2013 2,668
2014 2,714
2015 2,760

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Burundi was 10.75 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 11.25 in 1990, while its lowest value was 7.05 in 2005.

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 7.61
2007 8.17
2008 8.73
2009 9.29
2010 9.85
2011 10.03
2012 10.21
2013 10.39
2014 10.57
2015 10.75

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use