Deforestation statistics for Seychelles



Seychelles: Demographic data

Population (2022)98,347
Annual population growth rate (2022)0.60%
Population density (people/sq km)214
Net migration-200
Fertility rate2.5
Median age34
Urban population share56%


Seychelles: Land cover and land use change data

Land area (sq km): 460
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 6,210
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 13.5%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 6
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 0.1%


Seychelles: Annual forest and tree cover data

Seychelles: Tree cover loss by year

30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 0
2002: 0
2003: 0
2004: 0
2005: 0
2006: 0
2007: 0
2008: 0
2009: 0
2010: 0
2011: 0
2012: 1
2013: 1
2014: 2
2015: 0
2016: 0
2017: 0
2018: 0
2019: 1
2020: 0




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)
%
Outer Islands6,210104160.1%


 

2019 forest data for Seychelles | Archived forest data for Seychelles | Forest data for Seychelles

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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