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Area & Population
Total Land Area (000 ha) 19992,978,394
Total Population ('000) 1999766,627
Population Density (population/sq km) 199925.9
Population Growth Rate (%) 1995-20002.4
Rural Population (%) 199963.0
Economic Indicators
GDP per capita (US$) 1997n/a
Annual growth rate (%) 1997n/a
Forest Stats
Total Forest Area ('000 ha) 2000649,866
Forest area (% of total land area) 200021.8
Forest Area per capita (ha) 20000.8
Forest Plantations ('000 ha) 20008,036
Forest Change ('000 ha) 1990-2000-5,262
Forest Area Annual rate of change (%) 1990-2000-0.8

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