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Regional Overview of Central America
TABLE 37. ESTIMATES OF FOREST AND WOODLAND LAND USE
AND CONVERSION IN CENTRAL AMERICA
(after FAO, Agrostat-PC, 1993)
   
Country
Forest and
woodland area
1989-1991 (kmē)

% of
land area

% deforested
since 1979-1981

Average annual
deforestation (kmē)
1979-1981 to
1989-1991

Guatemala
Belize a
Honduras
El Salvador
Nicaragua
Costa Rica
Panama
   
Note: a The 88% estimate in Table 36 is closer to being correct (L. Nicolait, 1995 pers. comm.).