Deforestation statistics for Singapore



Singapore: Demographic data

Population (2022)5,850,342
Annual population growth rate (2022)0.80%
Population density (people/sq km)8,358
Net migration27,028
Fertility rate1.2
Median age42
Urban population shareN.A.


Singapore: Land cover and land use change data
Land area (sq km): 700
Tree cover (30%)
Tree cover extent in 2000 (ha): 18,784
Tree cover extent as % of land area: 26.80%

Tree cover loss from 2001-20 (ha): 2,388
Tree cover extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 12.70%
Tropical primary forest
Primary forest extent in 2001 (ha): 844
Primary forest extent as % of land area: 1.20%
Primary forest extent as % of 2000 tree cover: 4.50%

Primary forest loss from 2002-20 (ha): 35
Primary forest loss from 2002-20 as % of 2001 primary forest cover: 4.20%

Primary forest extent in 2020 (ha): 809
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of land area: 1.20%
Primary forest extent in 2020 as % of 2000 tree cover area: 4%


Singapore: Annual forest and tree cover data



Singapore: Tropical primary forest loss by year All figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2002: 0
2003: nan
2004: nan
2005: nan
2006: 0
2007: 0
2008: nan
2009: nan
2010: nan
2011: nan
2012: 0
2013: nan
2014: nan
2015: 0
2016: 0
2017: nan
2018: 0
2019: 15
2020: 19


Singapore: Tree cover loss by year 30% tree cover threshold; all figures in hectares
Year: Hectares
2001: 43
2002: 124
2003: 19
2004: 35
2005: 82
2006: 56
2007: 74
2008: 35
2009: 177
2010: 44
2011: 74
2012: 92
2013: 26
2014: 191
2015: 155
2016: 154
2017: 263
2018: 289
2019: 288
2020: 165




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)
%
Central2,65842115707730511.5%
East1,242262011815131525.4%
North5,38770771242094808.9%
North-East3,75196897520446412.4%
West5,746688715051882314.3%




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)
%
Central30001117.1%
North551000220.4%
North-East157000282818.0%
West133000443.1%


nan

 

2019 forest data for Singapore | Archived forest data for Singapore | Forest data for Singapore

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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