Deforestation Rates in
Papua New Guinea

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Statistics for Papua New Guinea

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Area & Population
Total Land Area (000 ha) 199945,239
Total Population ('000) 19994,702
Population Density (population/sq km) 199910.4
Population Growth Rate (%) 1995-20002.2
Rural Population (%) 199982.9
Economic Indicators
GDP per capita (US$) 1997931
Annual growth rate (%) 1997-6.5
Forest Stats
Total Forest Area ('000 ha) 200030,601
Forest area (% of total land area) 200067.6
Forest Area per capita (ha) 20006.5
Forest Plantations ('000 ha) 200090
Forest Change ('000 ha) 1990-2000-113
Forest Area Annual rate of change (%) 1990-2000-0.4

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