Palau - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Palau was 403.00 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 403.00 in 2012 and a minimum value of 380.00 in 1990.

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 380.00
1991 383.00
1992 384.40
1993 385.80
1994 387.30
1995 389.00
1996 390.00
1997 392.00
1998 393.00
1999 394.00
2000 396.00
2001 397.00
2002 399.00
2003 400.00
2004 402.00
2005 403.00
2006 403.00
2007 403.00
2008 403.00
2009 403.00
2010 403.00
2011 403.00
2012 403.00

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Palau was 87.61 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 87.61 in 2012, while its lowest value was 83.26 in 1991.

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
1991 83.26
1992 83.57
1993 83.87
1994 84.20
1995 84.57
1996 84.78
1997 85.22
1998 85.43
1999 85.65
2000 86.09
2001 86.30
2002 86.74
2003 86.96
2004 87.39
2005 87.61
2006 87.61
2007 87.61
2008 87.61
2009 87.61
2010 87.61
2011 87.61
2012 87.61

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use