Dominican Republic: Forest area, sq.km

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 Dominican Republic

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 21521.9
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 19733.7
 Min - Max 15948.9 - 21521.9
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominican Republic from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Dominican Republic during that period was 19733.7 sq. km with a minimum of 15948.9 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 21521.9 sq. km in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 21521.9 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
Dominican Republic - Forest area, sq.km  - recent values

Historical chart
Dominican 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 45.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 51.10 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 8.27 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 5.79 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 6.57 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 24,290 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 120.5 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,410 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 18.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 4,785 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 115.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 162.2 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 106.8 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 21,521.9 2021 sq. km
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