Deforestation statistics for Burundi



Burundi: Demographic data

Population (2022)11,890,784
Annual population growth rate (2022)3.10%
Population density (people/sq km)463
Net migration2,001
Fertility rate5.5
Median age17
Urban population share14%


Burundi: Land cover and land use change data
Land area (sq km): 25,680
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 537,674
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 20.90%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 29,533
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 5.50%
Tropical primary forest
Primary forest extent in 2001 (ha): 24,849
Primary forest extent as % of land area: 1.00%
Primary forest extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 4.60%

Primary forest loss from 2002-20 (ha): 341
Primary forest loss from 2002-20 as % of 2001 primary forest cover: 1.40%

Primary forest extent in 2020 (ha): 24,508
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of land area: 1.00%
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of 2000 tree cover area: 5%


Burundi: Annual forest and tree cover data



Burundi: Tropical primary forest loss by year All figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2002: 4
2003: 52
2004: 3
2005: 15
2006: 6
2007: 14
2008: 18
2009: 13
2010: 13
2011: 7
2012: 5
2013: 11
2014: 48
2015: 17
2016: 28
2017: 14
2018: 33
2019: 14
2020: 27


Burundi: Tree cover loss by year 30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 1,417
2002: 987
2003: 1,325
2004: 614
2005: 985
2006: 344
2007: 1,862
2008: 1,999
2009: 883
2010: 1,905
2011: 961
2012: 871
2013: 1,406
2014: 2,047
2015: 1,458
2016: 1,576
2017: 1,775
2018: 2,875
2019: 2,386
2020: 1,857




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)
%
Bubanza57,4805105815164542,0613.6%
Kirundo14,400956851392531.8%
Makamba32,2444656433653661,8395.7%
Muramvya8,5281811593397631,44216.9%
Muyinga30,952206159103865551.8%
Mwaro1,96158606412230515.6%
Ngozi21,069135931332075682.7%
Rutana7,7652092841241397569.7%
Ruyigi38,0772583432184131,2323.2%
Bujumbura Mairie27918142296322.6%
Bujumbura Rural50,2906467391,0262,2504,6619.3%
Bururi71,7991,0042,0521,6902,2617,0069.8%
Cankuzo48,4092463763066391,5663.2%
Cibitoke113,5948639389821,5914,3743.9%
Gitega7,493126137781114536.0%
Karuzi16,5531341311632576854.1%
Kayanza16,7811742155627621,71410.2%




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)
%
BubanzaMusigati3,7886101513441.2%
BubanzaRugazi1,26122210151.2%
MuramvyaBukeye1,73713111534724.2%
MuramvyaMuramvya149201353.6%
RutanaGiharo0000000.0%
BururiBururi1,4811180100.7%
CibitokeBukinanyana5,293914129440.8%
CibitokeMabayi8,794341224341041.2%
KayanzaKabarore1,565312108332.1%
KayanzaMatongo601431191.5%
KayanzaMuruta180000442.4%




Primary forest loss by year at the subnational level (administrative level 2)

Sub-national admin area 1Primary forest extent
(2000)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-05)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2006-10)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2011-15)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2016-20)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-20)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-20)
%
Bubanza5,0499111723591.2%
Muramvya1,88614111637784.1%
Rutana0000000.0%
Bururi1,4811180100.7%
Cibitoke14,087432636431481.1%
Kayanza2,3467151113461.9%




Primary forest loss by year at the subnational area (administrative level 2)

Sub-national admin area 1Admin area 2Primary forest extent
(2001)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-05)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2006-10)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2011-15)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2016-20)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-20)
ha
Primary forest loss
(2001-20)
%
BubanzaMusigati3,7886101513441.2%
BubanzaRugazi1,26122210151.2%
MuramvyaBukeye1,73713111534724.2%
MuramvyaMuramvya149201353.6%
RutanaGiharo0000000.0%
BururiBururi1,4811180100.7%
CibitokeBukinanyana5,293914129440.8%
CibitokeMabayi8,794341224341041.2%
KayanzaKabarore1,565312108332.1%
KayanzaMatongo601431191.5%
KayanzaMuruta180000442.4%


 

2019 forest data for Burundi | Archived forest data for Burundi | Forest data for Burundi

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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