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Ghana - Forest area as a share of land area

41.2 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Ghana was 41.2 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Ghana increased from 38.8 % in 1997 to 41.2 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.31 %.

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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 Ghana forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 41.2 0.30 %
2015 41.0 0.31 %
2014 40.9 0.31 %
2013 40.8 0.31 %
2012 40.7 0.31 %
2011 40.5 0.31 %
2010 40.4 0.31 %
2009 40.3 0.31 %
2008 40.2 0.31 %
2007 40.0 0.31 %
2006 39.9 0.31 %
2005 39.8