Forest area statistics

Nicaragua

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 6,538 5,539 5,189
Other wooded land 876 973 1,022
Forest and other wooded land 7,414 6,512 6,211
Other land 4,726 5,628 5,929
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 12,140 12,140 12,140
Inland water bodies 860 860 860
Total area of country 13,000 13,000 13,000



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 1,849 1,849 1,849 - - -
Modified natural 4,685 3,644 3,289 876 973 1,022
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation 4 46 51 - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total 6,538 5,539 5,189 876 973 1,022

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010