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Netherlands Antilles Forest Information and Data

According to the U.N. FAO, 1.3% or about 1,000 ha of Netherlands Antilles is forested, according to FAO. Netherlands Antilles's forests contain - million metric tons of carbon in living forest biomass. Biodiversity and Protected Areas: Netherlands Antilles has some 340 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles according to figures from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Of these, 2.4% are endemic, meaning they exist in no other country, and 3.8% are threatened. 0.0% of Netherlands Antilles is protected under IUCN categories I-V.

The following contains data relating to forest cover in Netherlands Antilles

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Netherlands Antilles: Forest Cover, 2010
Total Land Area (1000 square kilometers)80
Total Forest Area (1000 ha)1
Percent Forest Cover1
Primary Forest Cover (1000 ha)-
Primary Forest, % total forest-
Other wooded land (1000 ha)33
Percent other wooded land41




Netherlands Antilles: Breakdown of forest types, 2010
Primary forest (1000 ha | % of forest area)--
Other naturally regenerated forest (1000 ha | % of forest area)--
Planted Forest (1000 ha | % of forest area)--


Netherlands Antilles: Trends in Total (Net) Forest Cover, 1990-2010
TOTAL FOREST COVER (1000 ha)
1990200020052010
1111
ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (1000 ha)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
000
ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (percent)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
000


Netherlands Antilles: Trends in Natural Forest Cover (Deforestation), 1990-2010
FOREST COVER (excluding planted forests) (1000 ha)
1990200020052010
1111
ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (1000 ha)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
000
ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (percent)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
0.00.000.00


Netherlands Antilles: Trends in Primary or Old Growth Forest Cover, 1990-2010
PRIMARY FOREST COVER (1000 ha)
1990200020052010
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ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (1000 ha)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
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ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (percent)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
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Netherlands Antilles: Trends in Planted Forest Cover, 1990-2010
PLANTED FOREST COVER (1000 ha)
1990200020052010
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ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (1000 ha)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
---
ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (percent)
Negative number represents deforestation
1990-20002000-20052005-2010
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Netherlands Antilles: Primary designated function (percent)
ProductionProtection of soil and waterConservation of biodiversitySocial servicesMultiple useOtherNone or unknown
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Netherlands Antilles: Forest ownership and management rights 2005 (percent)
OWNERSHIP PATTERN
Public ownershipPrivate ownershipOther
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PRIVATE OWNERSHIP
IndividualsBusiness entities and institutionsLocal, indigenous and tribal communities
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HOLDER OF MANAGEMENT RIGHTS OF PUBLIC FORESTS
Public administrationIndividualsBusiness entities and InstitutionsCommunitiesOther
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Netherlands Antilles: Growing stock in forest
GROWING STOCK IN FOREST
Total
(million m3)
Per hectare
(m3)
Coniferous
(million m3)
Broadleaved
(million m3)
% commercial species
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GROWING STOCK IN FOREST
Total (million m3)Per hectare (m3)Coniferous (million m3)Broadleaved (million m3)% commercial species
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Netherlands Antilles: Trends in carbon stock in living forest biomass 1990-2010
CARBON STOCK IN LIVING FOREST BIOMASS
(million metric tons)
1990200020052010
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CARBON STOCK IN LIVING FOREST BIOMASS
(per hectare in tons)
2000
-
ANNUAL CHANGE
(1 000 t/yr)
1990200020052010
---
ANNUAL CHANGE PER HECTARE
(t/ha/yr)
1990200020052010
---


Netherlands Antilles: Area of forest affected by fire and other disturbances 2005
FOREST FIRE
1000 ha% wild fire (not managed burn)
--


EXCLUDING FOREST FIRE
InsectsDiseasesOther biotic agentsAbiotic factorsTotal (excluding fire)% of 2005 forest area
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Netherlands Antilles: Trends in removals of wood products 1990-2005
INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD
Total volume (1 000 m3 over bark)
199020002005percent of which from forest 2005
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WOODFUEL
Total volume (1 000 m3 over bark)
199020002005percent of which from forest 2005
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Netherlands Antilles: Value of wood and NWFP removals 2005
Value of removals
(million US$)
Value per ha forest
(US$)
Industrial roundwoodWoodfuelNWFPTotal
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Netherlands Antilles: Employment in forestry 1990-2005
TOTAL
(1000 full-time employees)
199020002005
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IN PRIMARY PRODUCTION OF GOODS-FORESTRY
(1000 full-time employees)
199020002005
---
IN MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS-CONSERVATION
(1000 full-time employees)
199020002005
---


Netherlands Antilles: Forest policy and legal framework 2008
National forest policy (year): - (-)
Sub-national forest policy: -
National forest program (year) - status: - (-) -
National forest law (year): - (-) Sub-national forest law: -

Netherlands Antilles: Human resources within public forest institutions 2000-2008
200020052008
#% female#% female#% female
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Netherlands Antilles: Forest revenue and public expenditure on forestry 2005
Forest revenuePublic expenditure (1000 US$)
Domestic fundingExternal fundingTotal
(1000 US$)Operational expenditureTransfer paymentsOperational expenditureTransfer paymentsOperational expenditureTransfer payments
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Netherlands Antilles: Status of ratification of international conventions and agreements as of 1 January 2010
  • CbD:
  • UNFCCC:
  • Kyoto Protocol:
  • UNCCD:
  • ITTA:
  • CITeS:
  • Ramsar:
  • World Heritage Convention:
  • NlbI: [an error occurred while processing this directive] Netherlands Antilles: Environment
    Environment - current issuesNA
    Environment - international agreementsCuracao and Bonaire are south of Caribbean hurricane belt and are rarely threatened; Sint Maarten, Saba, and Sint Eustatius are subject to hurricanes from July to October


    Netherlands Antilles: Land use / Resources
    Land use (%)arable land: 10%
    permanent crops: 0%
    other: 90% (2001)
    Natural resourcesphosphates (Curacao only), salt (Bonaire only)


    Netherlands Antilles: Economy
    Economy - overview:Tourism, petroleum refining, and offshore finance are the mainstays of this small economy, which is closely tied to the outside world. Although GDP has declined or grown slightly in each of the past eight years, the islands enjoy a high per capita income and a well-developed infrastructure compared with other countries in the region. Almost all consumer and capital goods are imported, the US and Mexico being the major suppliers. Poor soils and inadequate water supplies hamper the development of agriculture. Budgetary problems hamper reform of the health and pension systems of an aging population.
    GDP - per capita$11,400 (2003 est.)
    GDP - real growth rate (%)0.5% (2003 est.)
    Agriculture - productsaloes, sorghum, peanuts, vegetables, tropical fruit
    GDP - composition by sector (%)agriculture: 1%, industry: 15%, services: 84% (2000 est.)
    Industries tourism (Curacao, Sint Maarten, and Bonaire), petroleum refining (Curacao), petroleum transshipment facilities (Curacao and Bonaire), light manufacturing (Curacao)
    Economic aid - recipientIMF provided $61 million in 2000, and the Netherlands continued its support with $40 million (2000)
    Debt - external$1.35 billion (1996)
    Population below poverty line (%)NA
    Labor force - by occupation (%)agriculture 1%, industry 13%, services 86% (2000 est.)


    Netherlands Antilles: Population / Demographics
    Population (July 2005)219,958
    Population growth rate (%) (2005)0.82%
    Population density (people/sq km) (2005)229.1
    Percent rural (2003)30.3%
    Median age (years)total: 32.46 years
    Total fertility rate (children born/woman)2 (2005 est.)
    Ethnic groups (%)mixed black 85%, Carib Amerindian, white, East Asian


    [an error occurred while processing this directive]--> Netherlands Antilles: Infrastructure
    Telephones - main lines in use81,000 (2001)
    Telephones - mobile cellular81,000 (2001)
    Roadways (km)total: 600 km
    paved: 300 km
    unpaved: 300 km


    Netherlands Antilles: Health
    Life expectancy at birth (years)total population: 75.83 years
    male: 73.58 years
    female: 78.2 years (2005 est.)
    Infant mortality rate10.03 deaths/1,000 live births
    HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)NA

    Netherlands Antilles : References & Data Sources
     Environment, Land use / Resources, Economy, Population / Demographics, Infrastructure, Health -- CIA World Factbook, 2005
     Forest Cover, Forest types, Breakdown of forest types, Change in Forest Cover, Primary forests, Forest designation, Disturbances affecting forest land, Value of forests, Production, trade and consumption of forest products -- The FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS's Global Forest Resources Assessment (2005 & 2010) and the State of the World's Forests (2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001)
     Protected Areas, Plant and animal biodiversity -- United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC). 2004. World Database on Protected Areas.
     Biosphere reservers -- United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Man and Biosphere Program. 2004. UNESCO - MAB Biosphere Reserves Directory.
     RAMSAR sites -- The Bureau of the Convention on Wetlands . 2005. The Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.
     World Resources Institute's EarthTrends web site
     The 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
     Population Data -- United Nations Population Fund
     With additional analysis by Rhett Butler of mongabay.com



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