Guinea-Bissau: Forest area, percent

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Forest area, percent of total land area

 Latest value 70.1
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 74.8
 Min - Max 70.1 - 79.4
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 74.8 percent with a minimum of 70.1 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 79.4 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 70.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 31.8 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Guinea-Bissau - Forest area, percent - Recent values chart

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Guinea-Bissau - Forest area, percent - 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.

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 Crop production index 127.5 2022 index points
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