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Jamaica - Forest area as a share of land area

30.9 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Jamaica was 30.9 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Jamaica fell gradually from 31.6 % in 1997 to 30.9 % in 2016.

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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 Jamaica forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 30.9 -0.11 %
2015 31.0 -0.11 %
2014 31.0 -0.11 %
2013 31.0 -0.11 %
2012 31.1 -0.11 %
2011 31.1 -0.11 %
2010 31.1 -0.12 %
2009 31.2 -0.12 %
2008 31.2 -0.12 %
2007 31.2 -0.12 %
2006 31.3 -0.12 %
2005 31.3