Deforestation statistics for Belgium



Belgium: Demographic data

Population (2022)11,589,623
Annual population growth rate (2022)0.40%
Population density (people/sq km)383
Net migration48,000
Fertility rate1.7
Median age42
Urban population share98%


Belgium: Land cover and land use change data

Land area (sq km): 30,280
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 865,430
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 28.6%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 95,124
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 11.0%


Belgium: Annual forest and tree cover data

Belgium: Tree cover loss by year

30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 971
2002: 2,348
2003: 1,890
2004: 4,793
2005: 3,028
2006: 6,916
2007: 5,985
2008: 7,214
2009: 5,176
2010: 10,909
2011: 5,016
2012: 5,635
2013: 3,315
2014: 4,239
2015: 3,420
2016: 4,512
2017: 4,137
2018: 4,631
2019: 5,577
2020: 5,409




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)
%
Bruxelles3,6196351124762.1%
Vlaanderen243,8711,9504,4871,9204,56512,9225.3%
Wallonie617,93511,07531,67819,69519,67782,12513.3%




Tree cover loss by year at the subnational level (administrative level 2)

Sub-national admin area 1Admin area 2Tree cover extent
(2000)
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)
%
WallonieNamur145,7381,6445,3902,8103,84513,6899.4%
VlaanderenAntwerpen82,9294971,2986751,6374,1075.0%
VlaanderenLimburg68,7297262,0357961,6835,2417.6%
VlaanderenOost-Vlaanderen34,2262814742066241,5854.6%
VlaanderenVlaams Brabant41,7103745731665021,6153.9%
VlaanderenWest-Vlaanderen16,27873105771193742.3%
WallonieBrabant Wallon17,8601823101442548915.0%
WallonieHainaut69,3187001,1405089303,2774.7%
WallonieLiège142,3152,2406,6304,7404,67618,28712.8%
WallonieLuxembourg242,7046,30918,20811,4949,97145,98118.9%
BruxellesBruxelles3,6196351124762.1%


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2019 forest data for Belgium | Archived forest data for Belgium | Forest data for Belgium

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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