Central African Republic: Forest area, sq.km

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 Central African Republic

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 222,730.0
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 227,380.0
 Min - Max 222,730.0 - 232,030.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for the Central African Republic from 1990 to 2021. The average value for the Central African Republic during that period was 227380 sq. km with a minimum of 222730 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 232030 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 222730 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
Central African Republic - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Central African Republic - 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 35.8 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 7.88 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 68.52 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 36.22 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.86 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 49,100 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 114.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,343 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 2.9 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 800 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 111.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 0.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 109.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 222,730.0 2021 sq. km
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