Preliminary Forest Cover Change Results between 2000 and 2005

Country Name 1 Continent ISO3 2 COUNTRY AREA 3 (KHA) FOREST 2000 (KHA) FOREST 2005 (KHA) GROSS LOSS AREA (KHA) GROSS GAIN AREA (KHA)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa COD 232946.64 149644.6 148632.2 2359.73 1289.08
Algeria Africa DZA 231265.39 192.29 186.78 51.46 45.93
Sudan Africa SDN 186906.79 0.14 0.01 0.14 0.01
Libya Africa LBY 161494.16 0 0 0 0
Chad Africa TCD 127079.98 0.13 0.26 0.11 0.25
Mali Africa MLI 125248.83 0 0.1 0 0.1
Angola Africa AGO 124705.79 26634.73 26422.4 1125.5 884.97
South Africa Africa ZAF 121950.42 3369.24 3252.95 682.43 550.71
Niger Africa NER 118113.55 0 0 0 0
Ethiopia Africa ETH 112750.68 4778.22 4796.02 208.09 229.63
Mauritania Africa MRT 103899.25 0 0 0 0
Egypt Africa EGY 98410.22 1.70 1.60 1.09 1.02
United Republic of Tanzania Africa TZA 93974.66 4910.78 4397.53 1016.24 491.91
Nigeria Africa NGA 90790.9 1805.59 1741.78 244.86 184.76
Namibia Africa NAM 82423.58 0.27 0.19 0.23 0.16
Mozambique Africa MOZ 78603.59 12005.98 11407.38 1127.94 495.42
Zambia Africa ZMB 75118.92 13157.61 12847.76 661.4 337.65
Morocco a Africa MAR 67774.48 75.99 63.98 26.44 13.94
Somalia Africa SOM 63271.84 1.5 0.95 0.76 0.21
South Sudan Africa SSD 62428.43 494.97 516.05 108.67 128.62
Central African Republic Africa CAF 62030.46 10439.38 10361.77 369.79 288.66
Kenya Africa KEN 59334.21 1241.73 1156.63 164.88 76.23
Madagascar Africa MDG 59025.81 7906.1 8040.36 489.25 639.34
Botswana Africa BWA 57817.24 0.85 0.14 0.85 0.14
Cameroon Africa CMR 46501.85 20099.3 20103.51 407.15 405.56
Zimbabwe Africa ZWE 39068.61 330.12 334.04 58.68 63.27
Congo Africa COG 34226 23020.84 23021.7 291.08 292.19
Côte d'Ivoire Africa CIV 32076.36 2739.45 2592.5 510.49 356.88
Burkina Faso Africa BFA 27398.55 0 0 0 0
Gabon Africa GAB 26164.01 22777.39 22718.05 398.76 327.46
Guinea Africa GIN 24470.2 2411.15 2221.26 378.46 176.5
Uganda Africa UGA 24147.64 2641.54 2451.02 310.07 112.33
Ghana Africa GHA 23861.97 1720.88 1689.98 101.36 69.45
Senegal Africa SEN 19525.54 22.15 23.92 3.8 5.66
Tunisia Africa TUN 15503.8 51.67 47.79 14.97 11.09
Eritrea Africa ERI 12273.45 0 0 0 0
Malawi Africa MWI 11852.85 578.09 535.17 63.59 20.19
Russian Federation Asia RUS 1685515.7 550063.4 546243.3 19700.6 15602.24
China Asia CHN 938553.13 163484.9 162354.6 8371.7 7241.4
India Asia IND 314238.19 29161.82 29068.67 1463.65 1357.65
Kazakhstan Asia KAZ 272256.44 1516.49 1547.38 174.05 206.97
Saudi Arabia Asia SAU 193222.06 0 0 0 0
Indonesia Asia IDN 188720.65 137941.4 134857.7 7662.19 4354.83
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Asia IRN 162291.96 1534.93 1431.34 156.9 52.48
Mongolia Asia MNG 156491.94 2567.26 2464.68 257.43 141.96
Pakistan Asia PAK 87169.21 328.65 324.98 41.3 34.12
Turkey Asia TUR 78009.21 6989.14 6796.36 456.17 244.03
Myanmar Asia MMR 66761.19 38822.34 38478.25 1281.1 920.64
Afghanistan Asia AFG 64185.03 28.83 24.08 16.31 10.83
Thailand Asia THA 51391.88 16648.51 15662.74 1601.79 519.96
Turkmenistan Asia TKM 47013.3 0 0.01 0 0.01
Uzbekistan Asia UZB 44720.24 0 0.01 0 0.01
Yemen Asia YEM 44017.95 0 0 0 0
Iraq Asia IRQ 43779.25 0 0 0 0
Japan Asia JPN 37213.9 25751.35 25642.84 495.71 381.64
Malaysia Asia MYS 32934.71 28487.73 28057.46 1291.21 860.37
Viet Nam Asia VNM 32685.29 14828.83 14632.99 955.75 753.72
Oman Asia OMN 30982.78 0 0 0 0
Philippines Asia PHL 29356.23 16655.74 15991.22 1434.45 738.46
Lao People's Democratic Republic Asia LAO 22968.68 18594.77 18332.43 621.86 353.33
Kyrgyzstan Asia KGZ 19974.2 63.06 61.38 12.37 10.47
Syrian Arab Republic Asia SYR 18759.7 29.84 28.79 1.82 0.8
Cambodia Asia KHM 18143.4 6948.18 6580.82 568.93 199.91
Nepal Asia NPL 14741.59 4760.86 4791.94 92.33 116.64
Tajikistan Asia TJK 14230.5 0 0 0 0
Bangladesh Asia BGD 13859.2 1815.74 1815.49 63.67 64.32
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Asia PRK 12236.18 6241.03 6190.92 318.44 260.12
Ukraine Europe UKR 59757.52 7552.06 7646.86 606.39 701.77
France Europe FRA 54900.75 11289.06 10551.42 1360.33 572.4
Spain Europe ESP 49849.79 5931.67 5940.65 410.31 422.66
Sweden Europe SWE 45004 26807.61 25921.89 2089.67 963.83
Norway b Europe NOR 38654.88 14967.71 14258.36 1563.51 761.03
Germany Europe DEU 35745.47 9750.75 9549.27 612.02 364.5
Finland Europe FIN 33843.88 20818.9 20207.22 1188.2 441.21
Poland Europe POL 31175.73 7972.01 7896.94 612.76 527.68
Italy Europe ITA 30100.45 6264.88 6130.47 578.22 431.38
United Kingdom Europe GBR 24517.76 1476.51 1343.66 443.89 295.8
Romania Europe ROU 23829.44 6745.91 6750.09 296.41 306.24
Belarus Europe BLR 20757.33 7358.22 7470.7 455.62 580.87
Greece Europe GRC 13241.04 2264.02 2192.44 143.9 63.53
United States of Americac North and Central America USA 946047.79 234753.2 230800.1 14714.52 10434.2
Greenland North and Central America GRL 216177.79 11.42 0.02 11.14 0.02
Mexico North and Central America MEX 195166.3 34693.3 34382.09 1917.38 1587.83
Nicaragua North and Central America NIC 12800.28 5573.36 5427.35 550.08 406.26
Canada North and Central America CAN 995085.63 363020.8 356030.1 13984 6463.06
Australia Oceania AUS 768326.63 35045.58 35377.45 2031.98 2366.07
Papua New Guinea Oceania PNG 46196.88 39576.61 39568.01 823.41 823.4
New Zealand Oceania NZL 26886.66 10686.58 10676.3 686.62 672.07
Brazil South America BRA 847304.88 403792.6 393358.5 17442.1 6359.22
Argentina South America ARG 277949.25 20283.01 19104.23 2040.69 822.54
Peru South America PER 129192.37 75904.49 75679.32 799.11 571.55
Colombia South America COL 113665.69 71741.5 71061.91 2212.19 1466.55
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) South America BOL 108280.72 56465.87 55949.57 1901.52 1370.48
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) South America VEN 91026.05 49267.91 48895.54 1696.17 1307.36
Chile South America CHL 75617 19017.02 19048.81 1096 1124.28
Paraguay South America PRY 40076.17 10212.47 9444.05 1191.08 379.96
Ecuador South America ECU 24796.03 14265 14175.07 412.15 314.87
Guyana South America GUY 21018.95 18097.75 18106.38 114.63 124.31
Uruguay South America URY 17728.74 722.77 791 141.56 210.03
Suriname South America SUR 14492 13768.1 13714.78 91.22 32.97
General Notes:
1. Country name follows the naming convension used in FRA2010 report.
2: Country codes source: http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/iso3list/en/#. For those not listed in FAO, http://unstats.un.org/unsd/tradekb/Knowledgebase/Country-Code is used, which are shown in Blue. Both of them follows the ISO
3: Country area is the total area of the country including inland water bodies. The figures are calculated from ESRI world country map.
4: Forest cover percent = forest cover area / country area * 100
5: Valid pixel percent is the percent of 270m pixels, which have less than 50% of its 30m pixels being cloud, shadow or other gap, to all 270m pixels for the entire country.
6: Gross gain(loss) percent = gross gain(loss) area / country area * 100
7: Annual gain(loss) percent = Gross gain(loss) percent / year difference
8: Annual change (kha or %): + is increase, - is decrease
a: including Morocco and Western Sahara
b: including Norway, and Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
c: including the United States, Puerto Rico, United States of Virgin Islands
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