Sao Tome and Principe: Forest area, sq.km

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 512.8
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 569.9
 Min - Max 512.8 - 586.2
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 569.9 sq. km with a minimum of 512.8 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 586.2 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 512.8 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
Sao Tome and Principe - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - 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 53.4 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 43.75 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 18.05 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 13.87 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 0.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 420 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 103.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 3,200 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 4.2 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,007 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 104.4 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 46.6 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 106.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 512.8 2021 sq. km
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