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Malawi - Forest area as a share of land area

33.2 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Malawi was 33.2 %. Between 1997 and 2016, forest area as a share of land area of Malawi was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 38.9 % in 1997 to 33.2 % 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 Malawi forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 33.2 -0.57 %
2015 33.4 -0.57 %
2014 33.6 -0.57 %
2013 33.8 -0.56 %
2012 34.0 -0.56 %
2011 34.1 -0.56 %
2010 34.3 -1.01 %
2009 34.7 -1.00 %
2008 35.0 -0.99 %
2007 35.4 -0.98 %
2006 35.7 -0.97 %
2005 36.1