Gabon: Forest area,

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Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 235,187.2
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 236,600.0
 Min - Max 235,187.2 - 237,616.2
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Gabon during that period was 236600 sq. km with a minimum of 235187.2 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 237616.2 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 235187.2 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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Gabon - Forest area,  - Recent values chart

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Gabon - Forest area,  - 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 91.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 8.36 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 29.00 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 5.64 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 1.19 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 21,532 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,831 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 1.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,589 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 105.1 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 28.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 105.1 2021 index points
 Forest area, 235,187.2 2021 sq. km
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