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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Forested Land

DEFINITION: Forested land as a proportion of total land area, estimate by FAO.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Gabon 84.7% 2000
2 Seychelles 66.7% 2000
3 Equatorial Guinea 62.5% 2000
4 Guinea-Bissau 60.5% 2000
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 59.6% 2000
6 Angola 56% 2000
7 Cameroon 51.3% 2000
8 Zimbabwe 49.2% 2000
9 The Gambia 48.1% 2000
10 Tanzania 43.9% 2000
11 Zambia 42% 2000
12 Mozambique 39% 2000
13 Central African Republic 36.8% 2000
14 Senegal 32.2% 2000
15 Liberia 31.3% 2000
16 Swaziland 30.3% 2000
17 Kenya 30% 2000
18 Sao Tome and Principe 28.3% 2000
19 Guinea 28.2% 2000
20 Ghana 27.8% 2000
21 Malawi 27.2% 2000
=22 Burkina Faso 25.9% 2000
=22 Sudan 25.9% 2000
24 Benin 24% 2000
25 Cote d'Ivoire 22.4% 2000
26 Botswana 21.9% 2000
27 Cape Verde 21.1% 2000
28 Uganda 21% 2000
29 Madagascar 20.2% 2000
30 Nigeria 14.8% 2000
31 Sierra Leone 14.7% 2000
32 Eritrea 13.5% 2000
33 Rwanda 12.4% 2000
34 Somalia 12% 2000
35 Mali 10.8% 2000
36 Chad 10.1% 2000
37 Namibia 9.8% 2000
38 Togo 9.4% 2000
39 Mauritius 7.9% 2000
40 South Africa 7.3% 2000
41 Comoros 4.3% 2000
42 Ethiopia 4.2% 2000
43 Burundi 3.7% 2000
44 Niger 1% 2000
45 Lesotho 0.5% 2000
=46 Mauritania 0.3% 2000
=46 Djibouti 0.3% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Forested Land. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", FAO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Forested-Land

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Forested Land

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