Forest area statistics

Brazil

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 520,027 493,213 477,698
Other wooded land - - -
Forest and other wooded land 520,027 493,213 477,698
Other land 315,529 342,343 357,858
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 835,556 835,556 835,556
Inland water bodies 15,932 15,932 15,932
Total area of country 851,488 851,488 851,488



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 460,513 433,220 415,890 - - -
Modified natural 54,444 54,714 56,424 - - -
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation 5,070 5,279 5,384 - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total 520,027 493,213 477,698 - - -

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010