Forest area statistics

Senegal

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 9,348 8,898 8,673
Other wooded land 5,301 5,101 5,001
Forest and other wooded land 14,649 13,999 13,674
Other land 4,604 5,254 5,579
...of which with tree cover - - -
Total land area 19,253 19,253 19,253
Inland water bodies 419 419 419
Total area of country 19,672 19,672 19,672



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 1,759 1,653 1,598 639 613 600
Modified natural 7,384 6,939 6,710 4,631 4,448 4,352
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation 185 280 332 0 0 0
Protective plantation 20 26 33 31 40 49
Total 9,348 8,898 8,673 5,301 5,101 5,001

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010