Forest area statistics

Madagascar

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 13,692 13,023 12,838
Other wooded land 21,148 18,453 17,054
Forest and other wooded land 34,840 31,476 29,892
Other land 23,314 26,678 28,262
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 58,154 58,154 58,154
Inland water bodies 550 550 550
Total area of country 58,704 58,704 58,704



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 10,503 10,381 10,347 - - -
Modified natural 2,896 2,350 2,198 - - -
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation 234 234 234 - - -
Protective plantation 59 59 59 - - -
Total 13,692 13,024 12,838 - - -

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010