Forest area statistics

Guyana

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 15,104 15,104 15,104
Other wooded land - 3,580 3,580
Forest and other wooded land 15,104 18,683 18,683
Other land - 1,002 1,002
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area - 19,685 19,685
Inland water bodies - 1,812 1,812
Total area of country - 21,497 21,497



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary - 9,314 9,314 - - -
Modified natural - 5,789 5,789 - 3,580 3,580
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation - - - - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total - 15,104 15,104 - 3,580 3,580

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010