Deforestation statistics for Antigua and Barbuda



Total land area: Antigua and Barbuda

Total land areaha
Land area44,342
Tree cover in 201819,682

 

Forest and tree cover extent: Antigua and Barbuda

Extent of primary forest cover and tree cover for Antigua and Barbuda. All area figures are in hectares (ha)
YearPrimary forestTree cover (30%)
200019,402
200159
20105920,064
20185519,682
Primary/Total tree cover
2018
0%
Tree cover/Total land area
2018
44.4%

 

Primary forest loss and tree cover loss: Antigua and Barbuda

Annual loss of primary forest cover and tree cover for Antigua and Barbuda by year. All area figures are in hectares (ha)
YearPrimary forestTree cover (30%)
200123
2002019
2003018
2004026
2005026
2006062
2007037
2008047
2009061
2010018
2011026
2012033
2013022
2014025
201509
2016014
2017072
20184163
Primary loss 2002-20184
Tree cover loss
2001-2018
678
Primary loss/
Total tree cover loss
0.6%
Percent loss
2001-2018
6.6%
Loss/year
(2001/2-2010)
- 34
Loss/year
(2011-2018)
0.49 46

 

Biodiversity data: Antigua and Barbuda

Species count by taxa for Antigua and Barbuda. For consistency, all data for a given group comes from a single source. Amphibians - amphibiaweb; Reptiles - reptile-database; Fish - fishbase; Birds - birdlife; Mammals - IUCN; and Plants - World Conservation Monitoring Centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-WCMC).
Animal / plant groupSpecies count
Birds206
Amphibians3
Reptiles4
Fishes502
Mammals
Vascular plants

 

Conservation data: Antigua and Barbuda

Data on threatened species in Antigua and Barbuda as of 2018, according to the IUCN Red List.
TaxaSpecies count
Threatened mammals (2018)2
Threatened birds (2018)3
Threatened fishes (2018)31
Threatened higher plants (2018)4

 

Protected areas data: Antigua and Barbuda

Data on threatened species in Antigua and Barbuda as of 2017, according to the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) maintained by the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).
Protected areas (2017)Percentage
Terrestrial protected areas,
% of total land area
18.6
Marine protected areas,
% of territorial waters

 

Tree cover loss data for Antigua and Barbuda

"Tree cover threshold" is used for defining the tree cover area. For example, 75% includes only areas with more than 75% tree cover, whereas 10% includes all areas with more than 10% tree cover. 75% tree cover reflects a dense canopy.

Tree cover
threshold
(%)
Total
area (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2000 (ha)
%
land
area
Tree cover
Extent
in 2010 (ha)
%
land
area
Tree cover
Extent
in 2018 (ha)
%
land
area
Tree cover
loss 2001-2018
(ha)
% tree
cover loss
since 2000
Avg tree cover
loss/year
(ha)
Avg loss/year
2001-2010
(ha)
Avg loss/year
2011-2018
(ha)
10443422131648.10%2122247.90%2084747.00%7533.50%423847
15443422071146.70%2114147.70%2076946.80%7493.60%423847
20443422032145.80%2088347.10%2051546.30%7443.70%413846
25443421989044.90%2059246.40%2022645.60%7413.70%413846
30443421940243.80%2006445.20%1970044.40%7373.80%413746
50443421734539.10%1642337.00%1607136.20%7074.10%393644
75443421405231.70%1122925.30%1092024.60%6184.40%343139

 

Biomass and land use carbon emissions data for Antigua and Barbuda

"Tree cover threshold" is used for defining the tree cover area. For example, 75% includes only areas with more than 75% tree cover, whereas 10% includes all areas with more than 10% tree cover. 75% tree cover reflects a dense canopy.

Tree cover
threshold
(%)
Total
area (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2000 (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2010 (ha)
Carbon
biomass
(Mt)
Biomass
loss 2001-18
(Mt)
Avg biomass
loss/year
(Mt)
Carbon
emissions
2001-18 (Mt)
Avg carbon
emissions/year
(Mt)
1044342213162122240161698712148401597278874
1544342207112114139417188679148221591228840
2044342203212088338931928647948041585648809
2544342198902059238395398627047931581768788
3044342194022006437767838606047811577948766
5044342173451642335146648380146561536468536
7544342140521122930400557635442421399807777

 

Tree cover data for subnational administrative areas in Antigua and Barbuda

"This data is based on a definition of 30% tree cover. Areas with less than 30% canopy cover are excluded.

Administrative areaTotal
area (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2000 (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2010 (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2018 (ha)
% cover
in 2018
Loss
2001-2018
(ha)
% loss
since 2000
Avg loss/year
since 2000
(ha)
Loss 2001-2010
(ha)
loss
between
2000-2010
Avg loss/year 2001-2010
(ha)
Loss 2011-2018
(ha)
loss
between
2011-2018
Avg loss/year 2011-2018
(ha)
Barbuda1532383428789868757%1432%8410%41021%13
Redonda930111%0-0-00%-
Saint George268659264063224%6411%4569%681%1
Saint John719416541630156722%1529%8895%9634%8
Saint Mary627136473724371159%983%5852%9130%2
Saint Paul471317151696167536%322%2111%1211%3
Saint Peter355513021335120534%17213%10423%413010%16
Saint Philip450721502249222249%764%4492%5271%3

 

Carbon dioxide emissions data for subnational administrative areas in Antigua and Barbuda

"This data is based on a definition of 30% tree cover. Areas with less than 30% canopy cover are excluded.

Administrative areaTotal
area (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2000 (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2010 (ha)
Carbon
biomass
(Mt)
Carbon
emissions
2001-18 (Mt)
Avg carbon
emissions/year
2001-18 (Mt)
Avg carbon
emissions/year
2001-10 (Mt)
Avg carbon
emissions/year
2011-18 (Mt)
Barbuda153238342878911352512157311995771976
Redonda930111515120
Saint George2686592640119638157038721420188
Saint John71941654163034949033704187219731747
Saint Mary62713647372411152653200417782823472
Saint Paul4713171516963757866389355245492
Saint Peter3555130213352145253332218519043036
Saint Philip45072150224946671315084838975667

 

Biomass data for subnational administrative areas in Antigua and Barbuda

This data is based on a definition of 30% tree cover. Areas with less than 30% canopy cover are excluded.

Administrative areaTotal
area (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2000 (ha)
Tree cover
Extent
in 2010 (ha)
Carbon
biomass
(Mt)
Avg biomass
per ha
(Mt)
Carbon
emissions
2001-18 (Mt)
Avg annual
emissions
2001-18 (Mt)
Avg annual
emissions
2001-10 (Mt)
Avg annual
emissions
2011-18 (Mt)
Barbuda153238342878961922874117626533141077
Redonda9301638010
Saint George2686592640652571108562476775102
Saint John7194165416301906311151838310211076953
Saint Mary627136473724608327167174569701540257
Saint Paul4713171516962049741193486194134269
Saint Peter355513021335117014901817410104931656
Saint Philip4507215022492545701188229457532364

 

 

Archived forest data for Antigua and Barbuda | Forest data for Antigua and Barbuda

 

Data Source: Tree cover loss: Hansen/UMD/Google/USGS/NASA via Global Forest Watch. Administrative boundaries: Global Administrative Areas database (GADM), version 3.6.

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