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Nicaragua - Forest area as a share of land area

25.9 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Nicaragua was 25.9 %. Between 1997 and 2016, forest area as a share of land area of Nicaragua was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 33.4 % in 1997 to 25.9 % 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 Nicaragua forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 25.9 0.00 %
2015 25.9 0.00 %
2014 25.9 0.00 %
2013 25.9 0.00 %
2012 25.9 0.00 %
2011 25.9 0.00 %
2010 25.9 -2.20 %
2009 26.5 -2.15 %
2008 27.0 -2.11 %
2007 27.6 -2.06 %
2006 28.2 -2.02 %
2005 28.8