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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Seychelles 86.96% of land area 2005
2 Gabon 84.51% of land area 2005
3 Guinea-Bissau 73.68% of land area 2005
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.94% of land area 2005
5 Equatorial Guinea 58.18% of land area 2005
6 Zambia 57.11% of land area 2005
7 Angola 47.41% of land area 2005
8 The Gambia 47.1% of land area 2005
9 Cameroon 45.65% of land area 2005
10 Zimbabwe 45.34% of land area 2005
11 Senegal 45.05% of land area 2005
12 Tanzania 39.9% of land area 2005
13 Sierra Leone 38.45% of land area 2005
14 Central African Republic 36.53% of land area 2005
15 Malawi 36.16% of land area 2005
16 Liberia 32.75% of land area 2005
17 Cote d'Ivoire 32.72% of land area 2005
18 Swaziland 31.45% of land area 2005
19 Sudan 28.43% of land area 2005
20 Sao Tome and Principe 28.12% of land area 2005
21 Guinea 27.36% of land area 2005
22 Burkina Faso 24.83% of land area 2005
23 Mozambique 24.57% of land area 2005
24 Ghana 24.25% of land area 2005
25 Madagascar 22.08% of land area 2005
26 Benin 21.25% of land area 2005
27 Botswana 21.07% of land area 2005
28 Cape Verde 20.84% of land area 2005
29 Rwanda 19.46% of land area 2005
30 Uganda 18.4% of land area 2005
31 Mauritius 18.23% of land area 2005
32 Eritrea 15.39% of land area 2005
33 Ethiopia 13% of land area 2005
34 Nigeria 12.18% of land area 2005
35 Somalia 11.37% of land area 2005
36 Mali 10.3% of land area 2005
37 Chad 9.47% of land area 2005
38 Namibia 9.31% of land area 2005
39 South Africa 7.58% of land area 2005
40 Togo 7.1% of land area 2005
41 Kenya 6.19% of land area 2005
42 Burundi 5.92% of land area 2005
43 Comoros 2.24% of land area 2005
44 Niger 1% of land area 2005
=45 Mauritania 0.26% of land area 2005
=45 Djibouti 0.26% of land area 2005
=45 Lesotho 0.26% of land area 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Environment/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area

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