Dem. Rep. Congo - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

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 1,603,630
2000 1,572,490
2005 1,556,920
2010 1,541,350
2011 1,538,236

Forest area (% of land area)

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 70.74
2000 69.36
2005 68.68
2010 67.99
2011 67.85

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use