Forest area statistics

Sao Tome and Principe

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 27 27 27
Other wooded land 29 29 29
Forest and other wooded land 56 56 56
Other land 40 40 40
...of which with tree cover 10 10 10
Total land area 96 96 96
Inland water bodies 0 0 0
Total area of country 96 96 96



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 12 12 12 - - -
Modified natural 16 16 16 - - -
Semi-natural - - - - - -
Productive plantation - - - - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total 28 28 28 - - -

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010