Afghanistan: Forest area, sq.km

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 Afghanistan

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 12,084.4
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 12,084.4
 Min - Max 12,084.4 - 12,084.4
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 12084.4 sq. km with a minimum of 12084.4 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 12084.4 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 12084.4 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 207903.9 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Forest area, sq.km  - historical chart - 1990-2021




Definition: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

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 Agriculture value added 4.79 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 383,130 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 121.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 327 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 12.0 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,155 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 113.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 5.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.0 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 12,084.4 2021 sq. km
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