Deforestation statistics for Brunei Darussalam

Total land area: Brunei

Total land areaha
Land area581,253
Tree cover in 2018516,733

 

Forest and tree cover extent: Brunei

Extent of primary forest cover and tree cover for Brunei. All area figures are in hectares (ha)
YearPrimary forestTree cover (30%)
2000532,025
2001431,455
2010425,804531,467
2018418,170516,733
Primary/Total tree cover
2018
81%
Tree cover/Total land area
2018
88.9%

 

Primary forest loss and tree cover loss: Brunei

Annual loss of primary forest cover and tree cover for Brunei by year. All area figures are in hectares (ha)
YearPrimary forestTree cover (30%)
20011,252
20024751,093
2003379805
20045851,205
20056031,205
20064421,016
20076391,570
20087611,308
20091,2422,188
2010524972
20111,6622,646
20121,1191,852
2013609895
20141,3802,235
20158071,779
20161,0902,592
2017518951
2018450812
Primary loss 2002-201813,285
Tree cover loss
2001-2018
25,124
Primary loss/
Total tree cover loss
52.9%
Percent loss
2001-2018
3.1%
Loss/year
(2001/2-2010)
627.92 1,261
Loss/year
(2011-2018)
954.26 1,720

 

Biodiversity data: Brunei

Species count by taxa for Brunei. 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
Birds411
Amphibians12
Reptiles28
Fishes499
Mammals
Vascular plants

 

Conservation data: Brunei

Data on threatened species in Brunei as of 2018, according to the IUCN Red List.
TaxaSpecies count
Threatened mammals (2018)33
Threatened birds (2018)31
Threatened fishes (2018)14
Threatened higher plants (2018)127

 

Protected areas data: Brunei

Data on threatened species in Brunei 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
46.9
Marine protected areas,
% of territorial waters

 

Tree cover loss data for Brunei Darussalam

"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)
1058125353670492.30%53591592.20%52192889.80%267115.00%148412721748
1558125353502892.00%53394691.90%52002289.50%266405.00%148012721741
2058125353408891.90%53351691.80%51964789.40%265775.00%147712711734
2558125353337291.80%53266091.60%51882489.30%265395.00%147412701730
3058125353202591.50%53146791.40%51770589.10%264565.00%147012691720
5058125352637390.60%52482590.30%51137588.00%260434.90%144712591681
7558125351035087.80%51049587.80%49826885.70%242214.70%134611991528

 

Biomass and land use carbon emissions data for Brunei Darussalam

"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)
10581253536704535915312360943728844140491313362142742341
15581253535028533946312084602728086440449213348269741571
20581253534088533516311919769727538640418813338201741011
25581253533372532660311795159727189540399413331804740656
30581253532025531467311551147726415740356413317635739869
50581253526373524825310452597722069440115013237932735441
75581253510350510495306548160698703738816912809552711642

 

Tree cover data for subnational administrative areas in Brunei Darussalam

"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)
Belait28550827496927476026875294%115884%64455802%55860082%751
Brunei and Muara5383330011296602700350%555319%309289610%29026579%332
Temburong12833112474312437112280296%29292%16313601%13615691%196
Tutong1135811023021026769914887%63866%35528583%28635283%441

 

Carbon dioxide emissions data for subnational administrative areas in Brunei Darussalam

"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)
Belait2855082749692747601702841086395396355300313319407776
Brunei and Muara538333001129660138223452423190134622139155128955
Temburong1283311247431243717243322714639468133060693107127
Tutong113581102302102676550114673035103168617135713209747

 

Biomass data for subnational administrative areas in Brunei Darussalam

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)
Belait285508274969274760928822423383488394193800170901222423
Brunei and Muara53833300112966075394612511321740734307590370339
Temburong12833112474312437139509032317798520443623310658433
Tutong1135811023021026763000625629316555039197274025114407

 

 

Archived forest data for Brunei Darussalam | Forest data for Brunei Darussalam

 

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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