Metadata

Share of Forestland to Total Land Area

Definition

Share of forestland to total land area refers to the proportion of forestland to total land area.

Computational formula
$$\table SFA = ( \table {\text" Forestland" / \text"Total land area"},),100$$
Basic dataForest land
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

Frequency of collection---
Frequency of dissemination---
Temporal disaggregation ---
Spatial disaggregation---
Basic dataTotal land area
SourcePhilippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
Definition

Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Frequency of collection---
Frequency of dissemination---
Temporal disaggregation ---
Spatial disaggregation---