Burkina Faso: Forest area, sq.km

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 Burkina Faso

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 61,664.0
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 69,414.9
 Min - Max 61,664.0 - 77,166.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Burkina Faso from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 69414.9 sq. km with a minimum of 61664 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 77166 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 61664 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
Burkina Faso - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Burkina Faso - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 22.5 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 46.56 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 74.21 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 18.50 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 3.48 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 127,400 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 113.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 748 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 22.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,252 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 116.2 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 11.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 113.9 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 61,664.0 2021 sq. km
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