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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Gabon 157.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
2 Botswana 67.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
3 Central African Republic 56.36 km² per 1,000 people 2005
4 Namibia 37.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
5 Angola 37.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
6 Zambia 36.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
7 Equatorial Guinea 32.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 23.22 km² per 1,000 people 2005
9 Sudan 18.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
10 Zimbabwe 13.48 km² per 1,000 people 2005
11 Guinea-Bissau 13.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
12 Cameroon 13.02 km² per 1,000 people 2005
13 Chad 12.23 km² per 1,000 people 2005
14 Mozambique 9.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
15 Liberia 9.61 km² per 1,000 people 2005
16 Mali 9.3 km² per 1,000 people 2005
17 Tanzania 9.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005
18 Somalia 8.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
19 Guinea 7.47 km² per 1,000 people 2005
20 Senegal 7.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
21 Madagascar 6.9 km² per 1,000 people 2005
22 Cote d'Ivoire 5.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
23 Burkina Faso 5.14 km² per 1,000 people 2005
24 Sierra Leone 4.98 km² per 1,000 people 2005
25 Swaziland 4.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
26 Seychelles 4.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
27 Eritrea 3.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
28 The Gambia 3.1 km² per 1,000 people 2005
29 Benin 2.79 km² per 1,000 people 2005
30 Malawi 2.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
31 Ghana 2.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
32 South Africa 1.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
33 Ethiopia 1.82 km² per 1,000 people 2005
34 Sao Tome and Principe 1.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
35 Cape Verde 1.66 km² per 1,000 people 2005
36 Uganda 1.26 km² per 1,000 people 2005
37 Kenya 1.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
38 Niger 0.907 km² per 1,000 people 2005
39 Mauritania 0.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
40 Nigeria 0.784 km² per 1,000 people 2005
41 Togo 0.628 km² per 1,000 people 2005
42 Rwanda 0.531 km² per 1,000 people 2005
43 Mauritius 0.298 km² per 1,000 people 2005
44 Burundi 0.201 km² per 1,000 people 2005
45 Comoros 0.083 km² per 1,000 people 2005
46 Djibouti 0.076 km² per 1,000 people 2005
47 Lesotho 0.045 km² per 1,000 people 2005

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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

  • Suriname ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Bolivia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Australia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Finland ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Guyana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Botswana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
  • Brazil ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Gabon ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
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