Forest area statistics

Gambia

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 442 461 471
Other wooded land 170 140 125
Forest and other wooded land 612 601 596
Other land 518 529 534
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 1,130 1,130 1,130
Inland water bodies 0 0 0
Total area of country 1,130 1,130 1,130



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary - - - - - -
Modified natural 442 461 471 170 140 125
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation n.s. n.s. n.s. - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total 442 461 471 170 140 125

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010