Zimbabwe: Forest area, sq.km

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 Zimbabwe

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 173,985.1
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 181,126.0
 Min - Max 173,985.1 - 188,266.8
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Zimbabwe from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Zimbabwe during that period was 181126 sq. km with a minimum of 173985.1 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 188266.8 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 173985.1 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
Zimbabwe - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Zimbabwe - 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 45.0 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 41.88 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 52.61 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 7.19 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 1.97 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 162,000 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 128.6 2021 index points
 Precipitation 657 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 10.3 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 1,545 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 132.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 26.0 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 130.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 173,985.1 2021 sq. km
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