Mauritania: Forest area, sq.km

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 Mauritania

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 3,073.7
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 3,917.2
 Min - Max 3,073.7 - 4,760.4
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 3917.2 sq. km with a minimum of 3073.7 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 4760.4 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 3073.7 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
Mauritania - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Mauritania - 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 0.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 38.53 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 33.05 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 22.23 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 2.17 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 397,100 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 140.3 2021 index points
 Precipitation 92 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 0.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,046 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 111.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 15.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 104.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 3,073.7 2021 sq. km
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