Deforestation statistics for Barbados



Barbados: Demographic data

Population (2022)287,375
Annual population growth rate (2022)0.10%
Population density (people/sq km)668
Net migration-79
Fertility rate1.6
Median age40
Urban population share31%


Barbados: Land cover and land use change data

Land area (sq km): 430
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 5,230
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 12.2%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 397
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 7.6%


Barbados: Annual forest and tree cover data

Barbados: Tree cover loss by year

30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 12
2002: 11
2003: 3
2004: 8
2005: 10
2006: 4
2007: 32
2008: 14
2009: 13
2010: 17
2011: 18
2012: 117
2013: 5
2014: 2
2015: 2
2016: 14
2017: 16
2018: 23
2019: 54
2020: 22




Tree cover loss by year at the subnational level (administrative level 1)

Sub-national admin area 1Tree cover extent
(2001)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2001-05)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2006-10)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2011-15)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2016-20)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2001-20)
ha
Tree cover loss
(2001-20)
%
Christ Church361122616.2%
Saint Philip66111034.9%
Saint Thomas642912201426.5%
Saint Andrew1,4797121321533.6%
Saint George143134096.0%
Saint James51011172515510.8%
Saint John43123177296.8%
Saint Joseph1,14345309112911.3%
Saint Lucy1483740138.8%
Saint Michael9817241414.7%
Saint Peter534511271448.2%


 

2019 forest data for Barbados | Archived forest data for Barbados | Forest data for Barbados

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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