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Gabon - Forest area as a share of land area

90.0 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Gabon was 90 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Gabon increased from 85.4 % in 1997 to 90 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.28 %.

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What is forest area as a share of land area?

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.

What is Gabon forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 90.0 0.87 %
2015 89.3 0.88 %
2014 88.5 0.88 %
2013 87.7 0.89 %
2012 86.9 0.90 %
2011 86.2 0.91 %
2010 85.4 0.00 %
2009 85.4 0.00 %
2008 85.4 0.00 %
2007 85.4 0.00 %
2006 85.4 0.00 %
2005 85.4