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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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.