Comoros - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Comoros was 22.00 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 120.00 in 1990 and a minimum value of 22.00 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 120.00
1991 116.00
1992 112.00
1993 108.00
1994 104.00
1995 100.00
1996 96.00
1997 92.00
1998 88.00
1999 84.00
2000 80.00
2001 74.00
2002 68.00
2003 62.00
2004 56.00
2005 50.00
2006 46.00
2007 42.00
2008 38.00
2009 34.00
2010 30.00
2011 26.00
2012 22.00

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Comoros was 1.18 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 6.45 in 1990, while its lowest value was 1.18 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 6.45
1991 6.23
1992 6.02
1993 5.80
1994 5.59
1995 5.37
1996 5.16
1997 4.94
1998 4.73
1999 4.51
2000 4.30
2001 3.98
2002 3.65
2003 3.33
2004 3.01
2005 2.69
2006 2.47
2007 2.26
2008 2.04
2009 1.83
2010 1.61
2011 1.40
2012 1.18

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use