Deforestation statistics for Equatorial Guinea



Equatorial Guinea: Demographic data

Population (2022)1,402,985
Annual population growth rate (2022)3.50%
Population density (people/sq km)50
Net migration16,000
Fertility rate4.6
Median age22
Urban population share73%


Equatorial Guinea: Land cover and land use change data
Land area (sq km): 28,050
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 2,654,595
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 94.60%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 122,391
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 4.60%
Tropical primary forest
Primary forest extent in 2001 (ha): 2,246,144
Primary forest extent as % of land area: 80.10%
Primary forest extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 84.60%

Primary forest loss from 2002-20 (ha): 60,758
Primary forest loss from 2002-20 as % of 2001 primary forest cover: 2.70%

Primary forest extent in 2020 (ha): 2,185,386
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of land area: 77.90%
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of 2000 tree cover area: 82%


Equatorial Guinea: Annual forest and tree cover data



Equatorial Guinea: Tropical primary forest loss by year All figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2002: 1,138
2003: 960
2004: 211
2005: 900
2006: 761
2007: 1,527
2008: 2,313
2009: 3,137
2010: 3,212
2011: 3,710
2012: 2,292
2013: 4,065
2014: 10,678
2015: 4,051
2016: 5,046
2017: 6,468
2018: 4,036
2019: 4,277
2020: 1,977


Equatorial Guinea: Tree cover loss by year 30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 3,585
2002: 2,986
2003: 1,961
2004: 421
2005: 1,609
2006: 1,256
2007: 3,142
2008: 4,822
2009: 5,685
2010: 6,593
2011: 7,706
2012: 4,953
2013: 7,290
2014: 19,211
2015: 7,469
2016: 9,545
2017: 11,938
2018: 7,823
2019: 9,526
2020: 4,870




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)
%
Wele-Nzas587,8402,3794,2179,2179,52425,3384.3%
Annobón0000000.0%
Bioko Norte56,5045181,5321,2147554,0197.1%
Bioko Sur125,7212667625315702,1291.7%
Centro Sur839,2023,3933,78611,26112,18030,6193.6%
Kié-Ntem343,4681,3273,5369,98210,75125,5977.5%
Litoral701,8612,6807,66314,4249,92334,6904.9%




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)
%
Bioko NorteBaney7,89163543341191.5%
Bioko NorteMalabo10,7733358685873112,10219.5%
Bioko NorteRebola19,950642253252919054.5%
Bioko SurLuba45,694461252221235151.1%
Bioko SurRiaba13,797336926511801.3%
Centro SurAcurenam259,0253975671,5751,7274,2661.6%
Centro SurBicurga89,564864668228822,2562.5%
Centro SurEvinayong215,4831373001,6331,2693,3401.6%
Centro SurNiefang102,4511895071,1021,1202,9182.8%
Centro SurNkimi81,4291081426938761,8202.2%
Kié-NtemBidjabidjan23,797112686035111,3935.9%
Kié-NtemEbebiyin55,9391309731,8941,7984,7948.6%
Kié-NtemMicomeseng59,788872617151,2472,3103.9%
Kié-NtemNasng43,896832588426341,8174.1%
Kié-NtemNkue50,852871765346811,4782.9%
Kié-NtemNsok-Nsomo28,14571412592506572.3%
LitoralBata94,7791438392,3431,5024,8275.1%
LitoralBitica78,5854250395755620.7%
LitoralCogo160,6511175231,3459582,9431.8%
LitoralCorisco1,20029119192118915.8%
LitoralMachinda137,0872731,2201,6521,9235,0693.7%
LitoralMbini127,375804452,1941,4784,1983.3%
LitoralRio Campo29,34714511331933921.3%
Wele-NzasAconibe111,4641601512123318540.8%
Wele-NzasAñisok97,1302407172,0211,2864,2644.4%
Wele-NzasAyene79,407601673252798311.0%
Wele-NzasCiudad Nueva Oyala58,759351485534701,2062.1%
Wele-NzasMongomeyen25,15117681282314451.8%
Wele-NzasMongomo70,832886801,2281,0293,0254.3%
Wele-NzasNsork65,9021033893722221,0851.6%




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)
%
Bioko Norte38,6154061,1299556363,1268.1%
Bioko Sur59,492791942481746951.2%
Centro Sur747,9529171,9835,8255,87514,6002.0%
Kié-Ntem262,4184062,0774,8465,12012,4494.7%
Litoral629,0247003,2488,0826,15018,1802.9%
Wele-Nzas508,6447022,3204,8393,84811,7092.3%




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)
%
Bioko NorteBaney7,89163543341191.5%
Bioko NorteMalabo10,7733358685873112,10219.5%
Bioko NorteRebola19,950642253252919054.5%
Bioko SurLuba45,694461252221235151.1%
Bioko SurRiaba13,797336926511801.3%
Centro SurAcurenam259,0253975671,5751,7274,2661.6%
Centro SurBicurga89,564864668228822,2562.5%
Centro SurEvinayong215,4831373001,6331,2693,3401.6%
Centro SurNiefang102,4511895071,1021,1202,9182.8%
Centro SurNkimi81,4291081426938761,8202.2%
Kié-NtemBidjabidjan23,797112686035111,3935.9%
Kié-NtemEbebiyin55,9391309731,8941,7984,7948.6%
Kié-NtemMicomeseng59,788872617151,2472,3103.9%
Kié-NtemNasng43,896832588426341,8174.1%
Kié-NtemNkue50,852871765346811,4782.9%
Kié-NtemNsok-Nsomo28,14571412592506572.3%
LitoralBata94,7791438392,3431,5024,8275.1%
LitoralBitica78,5854250395755620.7%
LitoralCogo160,6511175231,3459582,9431.8%
LitoralCorisco1,20029119192118915.8%
LitoralMachinda137,0872731,2201,6521,9235,0693.7%
LitoralMbini127,375804452,1941,4784,1983.3%
LitoralRio Campo29,34714511331933921.3%
Wele-NzasAconibe111,4641601512123318540.8%
Wele-NzasAñisok97,1302407172,0211,2864,2644.4%
Wele-NzasAyene79,407601673252798311.0%
Wele-NzasCiudad Nueva Oyala58,759351485534701,2062.1%
Wele-NzasMongomeyen25,15117681282314451.8%
Wele-NzasMongomo70,832886801,2281,0293,0254.3%
Wele-NzasNsork65,9021033893722221,0851.6%


 

2019 forest data for Equatorial Guinea | Archived forest data for Equatorial Guinea | Forest data for Equatorial Guinea

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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