Namibia: Forest area, sq.km

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 Namibia

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 65,678.9
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 76,685.3
 Min - Max 65,678.9 - 87,691.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Namibia during that period was 76685.3 sq. km with a minimum of 65678.9 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 87691.7 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 65678.9 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
Namibia - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Namibia - 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.

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 Employment in agriculture 21.56 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.38 2022 percent
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 Agricultural land 388,120 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 116.3 2022 index points
 Precipitation 285 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 1.0 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 649 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 100.5 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 3.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 91.3 2022 index points
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