Biomass stock in forest and other wooded land 2005
Country/area Forest Other wooded land
Above-ground biomass Below-ground biomass Dead wood Total Above-ground biomass Below-ground biomass Dead wood Total
M t M t M t M t M t M t M t M t
Angola 7,605 2,053 1,076 10,734 - - - -
Botswana 228 55 - - 665 159 - -
British Indian Ocean Territory - - - - - - - -
Comoros 1 n.s. n.s. 2 - - - -
Kenya 536 133 74 743 - - - -
Lesotho - - - - n.s. n.s. n.s. 1
Madagascar 4,778 1,481 382 6,641 - - - -
Malawi 260 62 - - - - - -
Mauritius 6 2 1 9 2 n.s. n.s. 2
Mayotte - - - - - - - -
Mozambique 978 235 170 1,382 1,728 829 358 2,915
Namibia 364 98 65 527 231 62 41 335
Réunion - - - - - - - -
Seychelles 6 1 - - - - - -
South Africa 1,302 346 231 1,878 1,242 596 257 2,095
Swaziland 38 9 - - 7 2 - -
Uganda 218 59 39 315 12 6 2 19
United Republic of Tanzania 3,636 873 631 5,140 248 119 51 418
Zambia 1,821 492 324 2,636 61 16 11 88
Zimbabwe 843 226 150 1,219 - - - -
Eastern and Southern Africa
Algeria 183 44 - - - - - -
Burkina Faso 469 127 108 704 - - - -
Chad 371 100 - - 114 55 - -
Djibouti 1 n.s. - - - - - -
Egypt 11 3 2 16 n.s. n.s. n.s. 1
Eritrea - - - - - - - -
Ethiopia 396 107 70 573 365 175 76 616
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 11 2 2 15 3 1 1 4
Mali 390 94 - - 514 123 - -
Mauritania 10 3 - - - - - -
Morocco 368 112 - - n.s. n.s. - -
Niger 20 5 - - 19 5 - -
Somalia 624 150 108 881 - - - -
Sudan 2,235 827 337 3,398 - - - -
Tunisia 15 5 - - 0 n.s. - -
Western Sahara 29 22 - - - - - -
Northern Africa
Benin - - - - - - - -
Burundi - - - - - - - -
Cameroon 2,679 1,125 387 4,191 - - - -
Cape Verde 12 4 - - - - - -
Central African Republic 4,519 1,085 414 6,018 - - - -
Congo 8,356 2,005 - - 882 212 - -
Côte d'Ivoire 3,649 365 442 4,456 - - - -
Democratic Republic of the Congo 37,376 8,970 2,432 48,778 - - - -
Equatorial Guinea 186 45 30 261 - - - -
Gabon 5,971 1,314 392 7,677 - - - -
Gambia 53 13 9 76 10 5 2 17
Ghana 726 267 139 1,132 - - - -
Guinea 1,026 246 122 1,394 - - - -
Guinea-Bissau 98 24 38 160 - - - -
Liberia 731 175 127 1,033 - - - -
Nigeria 2,261 543 392 3,195 - - - -
Rwanda 75 13 n.s. 88 17 3 1 21
Saint Helena - - - - - - - -
Sao Tome and Principe 6 3 0 10 - - - -
Senegal 566 175 28 769 38 12 2 52
Sierra Leone - - - - - - - -
Togo - - - - - - - -
Western and Central Africa
Africa
China 9,271 2,920 1,836 14,027 577 219 138 934
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 340 125 68 532 - - - -
Japan 3,052 733 - - - - - -
Mongolia 870 278 230 1,378 1 n.s. n.s. 1
Republic of Korea 383 132 57 572 - - - -
East Asia
Bangladesh 51 12 7 70 - - - -
Bhutan 503 187 76 766 - - - -
Brunei Darussalam 63 15 9 87 - - - -
Cambodia 1,904 628 279 2,811 - - - -
India 4,093 1,085 570 5,748 - - - -
Indonesia 8,867 2,926 1,297 13,090 - - - -
Lao People's Democratic Republic 2,342 632 327 3,301 78 21 11 110
Malaysia 5,661 1,359 1,053 8,073 - - - -
Maldives - - - - - - - -
Myanmar 5,109 1,226 697 7,032 - - - -
Nepal 718 251 145 1,114 63 22 13 98
Pakistan 381 135 57 573 - - - -
Philippines 1,566 376 214 2,156 - - - -
Singapore - - - - - - - -
Sri Lanka 64 15 9 88 - - - -
Thailand 1,129 305 158 1,592 - - - -
Timor-Leste - - - - - - - -
Viet Nam 1,893 455 258 2,606 - - - -
South and South-east Asia
Afghanistan 9 4 1 14 - - - -
Armenia 27 9 5 41 1 n.s. n.s. 1
Azerbaijan 99 17 - - - - - -
Bahrain - - - - - - - -
Cyprus 4 1 - - - - - -
Georgia 334 86 59 479 - - - -
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 516 153 94 763 - - - -
Iraq - - - - - - - -
Israel - - - - - - - -
Jordan 3 1 1 5 - - - -
Kazakhstan 211 63 38 312 10 3 2 14
Kuwait - - - - - - - -
Kyrgyzstan 17 8 - - - - - -
Lebanon 3 1 - - n.s. n.s. - -
Occupied Palestinian Territory - - - - - - - -
Oman - - - - - - - -
Qatar - - - - - - - -
Saudi Arabia 28 7 5 40 205 55 36 297
Syrian Arab Republic - - - - - - - -
Tajikistan 4 2 n.s. 6 1 n.s. - -
Turkey 1,400 233 - - - - - -
Turkmenistan 17 17 5 40 - - - -
United Arab Emirates 23 10 5 38 n.s. n.s. n.s. n.s.
Uzbekistan 17 7 4 28 - - - -
Yemen 7 3 1 12 18 8 4 30
Western and Central Asia
Asia
Albania 78 25 29 132 8 23 10 41
Andorra - - - - - - - -
Austria 773 - - - - - - -
Belarus 828 251 216 1,295 - - - -
Belgium 104 26 3 133 - - - -
Bosnia and Herzegovina 275 76 - - - - - -
Bulgaria 395 132 - - - - - -
Channel Islands - - - - - - - -
Croatia 304 80 54 439 - - - -
Czech Republic 612 113 36 761 0 0 0 0
Denmark 40 12 - - - - - -
Estonia 259 75 16 351 3 1 n.s. 4
Faeroe Islands - - - - - - - -
Finland 1,351 281 35 1,666 3 1 n.s. 4
France 1,850 602 - - - - - -
Germany 2,020 585 54 2,659 - - - -
Gibraltar - - - - - - - -
Greece 98 19 - - - - - -
Holy See - - - - - - - -
Hungary 257 83 n.s. 340 - - - -
Iceland 3 n.s. n.s. 3 1 n.s. n.s. 2
Ireland 33 7 n.s. 40 - - - -
Isle of Man - - - - - - - -
Italy 1,043 230 159 1,431 88 37 12 137
Latvia 357 105 9 471 - - - -
Liechtenstein 1 n.s. - - - - - -
Lithuania 210 48 21 279 1 n.s. n.s. 2
Luxembourg 17 2 - - - - - -
Malta n.s. n.s. - - - - - -
Monaco - - - - - - - -
Netherlands 43 9 2 54 0 0 0 0
Norway 587 103 37 727 37 4 5 46
Poland 1,379 412 13 1,804 - - - -
Portugal 146 82 - - 8 5 - -
Republic of Moldova 24 2 - - 1 1 - -
Romania 904 229 181 1,314 - - - -
Russian Federation 51,574 12,846 24,396 88,815 450 300 750 1,500
San Marino - - - - - - - -
Serbia 242 70 44 356 - - - -
Slovakia 334 73 32 438 - - - -
Slovenia 229 65 48 342 2 n.s. n.s. 3
Spain 661 210 - - 1 n.s. - -
Sweden 1,810 530 670 3,010 32 9 14 55
Switzerland 248 60 8 316 - - - -
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 33 8 - - - - - -
Ukraine 1,199 290 208 1,698 - - - -
United Kingdom 190 34 3 227 1 0 0 1
Europe
Anguilla - - - - - - - -
Antigua and Barbuda - - - - - - - -
Aruba - - - - - - - -
Bahamas - - - - - - - -
Barbados - - - - - - - -
Bermuda - - - - - - - -
British Virgin Islands - - - - - - - -
Cayman Islands - - - - - - - -
Cuba 569 171 49 789 - - - -
Dominica - - - - - - - -
Dominican Republic 132 32 24 188 - - - -
Grenada - - - - - - - -
Guadeloupe - - - - - - - -
Haiti 12 5 2 19 - - - -
Jamaica 55 13 8 76 34 8 5 47
Martinique - - - - - - - -
Montserrat - - - - - - - -
Netherlands Antilles - - - - - - - -
Puerto Rico 35 7 - - - - - -
Saint Kitts and Nevis - - - - - - - -
Saint Lucia - - - - - - - -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - - - - - - - -
Trinidad and Tobago 38 9 4 51 - - - -
Turks and Caicos Islands - - - - - - - -
United States Virgin Islands n.s. n.s. - - - - - -
Caribbean
Belize 94 24 18 137 1 n.s. n.s. 1
Costa Rica 224 161 42 427 - - - -
El Salvador - - - - - - - -
Guatemala 755 241 149 1,145 - - - -
Honduras - - - - - - - -
Nicaragua 1,154 278 158 1,590 - - - -
Panama 980 258 136 1,374 91 38 14 144
Central America
Canada - - - - - - - -
Greenland - - - - - - - -
Mexico - - - - - - - -
Saint Pierre and Miquelon - - - - - - - -
United States of America 31,653 6,276 5,350 43,279 - - - -
North America
North and Central America
American Samoa 3 1 - - - - - -
Australia 12,929 5,581 4,909 23,419 - - - -
Cook Islands - - - - - - - -
Fiji - - - - - - - -
French Polynesia - - - - - - - -
Guam - - - - - - - -
Kiribati - - - - - - - -
Marshall Islands - - - - - - - -
Micronesia (Federated States of) - - - - - - - -
Nauru - - - - - - - -
New Caledonia 118 28 13 160 - - - -
New Zealand - - - - - - - -
Niue - - - - - - - -
Northern Mariana Islands - - - - - - - -
Palau - - - - - - - -
Papua New Guinea - - - - - - - -
Pitcairn - - - - - - - -
Samoa - - - - - - - -
Solomon Islands - - - - - - - -
Tokelau - - - - - - - -
Tonga - - - - - - - -
Tuvalu - - - - - - - -
Vanuatu - - - - - - - -
Wallis and Futuna Islands - - - - - - - -
Oceania
Argentina 3,824 993 516 5,333 - - - -
Bolivia (plurinational state of) 7,828 2,740 1,163 11,731 - - - -
Brazil 79,219 22,017 6,359 107,595 - - - -
Chile 3,243 649 739 4,631 - - - -
Colombia 11,945 4,180 2,419 18,544 3,453 1,209 699 5,361
Ecuador - - - - - - - -
Falkland Islands - - - - - - - -
French Guiana - - - - 0 0 0 0
Guyana 2,824 619 378 3,821 - - - -
Paraguay - - - - - - - -
Peru - - - - - - - -
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - - - - - - - -
Suriname 8,016 3,367 1,252 12,635 - - - -
Uruguay - - - - - - - -
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - - - - - - - -
South America
World
last updated:  Wednesday, November 9, 2005