Cameroon: Forest area, sq.km

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Cameroon

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 202,844.8
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 212,777.1
 Min - Max 202,844.8 - 225,000.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 212777.1 sq. km with a minimum of 202844.8 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 225000 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 202844.8 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.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Cameroon - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Cameroon - 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.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles



 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 42.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 20.63 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 42.20 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 16.98 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 8.01 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 97,500 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 108.5 2022 index points
 Precipitation 1,604 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 13.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,694 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 107.8 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 13.4 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 110.5 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 202,844.8 2021 sq. km
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK