Tropical deforestation attributed to beef pasture

hectares, 2001–2014

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Country20012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
Angola39,924.1832,207.8832,725.6154,219.3435,917.1245,163.3745,579.9635,686.5530,638.1335,669.9130,344.6132,867.5120,606.8414,851.04
Argentina104,249.6555,364.13119,641.62182,450.97159,826.81208,908.05427,658.89354,266.2951,867.5413,315.8030,135.6740,826.5344,515.9054,335.64
Burundi1,285.07366.98256.2444.4283.5244.9417.4822.504.807.8514.92478.74
Benin333.36238.24469.91921.592,907.852,406.067,382.92134.102,991.2150.2557.85201.44361.232,406.81
Burkina Faso12.9919.620.9517.677.540.600.900.7711.254.294.970.282.011.93
Bangladesh4,127.923,425.741,801.594,310.413,316.523,023.272,612.372,285.332,345.961,928.23905.581,121.071,422.951,959.14
Bahamas74.50132.61132.61213.4586.59217.90184.96202.3771.05
Belize242.21126.06111.30102.90127.46158.28225.08219.42213.71145.40123.45111.81104.47163.89
Bolivia58,065.7175,184.7858,176.5239,569.1634,353.2123,580.7522,493.1222,336.2320,545.2516,401.5217,757.74
Brazil1,560,764.942,098,754.101,689,190.251,181,751.72654,747.39859,033.381,241,638.181,463,294.691,134,187.141,593,474.161,024,539.181,391,572.751,043,471.041,254,297.72
Brunei312.68322.50222.0321.17128.76103.79274.51188.36215.85103.41150.14385.09244.51781.94
Bhutan232.8830.4665.1191.03686.90539.82425.65297.54265.42235.77131.59724.71475.66959.15
Botswana233.4555.0025.25108.96114.6271.9044.6430.8783.9455.5946.7611.364.452.40
Central African Republic31,097.8131,724.6213,991.246,081.474,375.695,079.864,050.753,529.862,300.541,428.361,215.631,108.051,295.991,522.26
Ivory Coast5,075.8770,755.6428,928.6814,703.88937.292,255.743,139.763,913.803,634.612,648.392,607.033,456.084,309.005,369.54
Cameroon7,626.205,985.035,460.914,663.124,337.926,973.158,336.582,267.772,173.353,788.088,721.358,267.539,157.939,433.23
Congo (Kinshasa)49,043.9247,452.7048,489.9252,042.9164,286.2867,868.9455,652.5030,232.6620,956.5314,318.5311,301.5115,575.0619,887.8928,623.97
Congo (Brazzaville)11,535.228,155.288,214.045,966.616,496.127,143.547,566.073,747.303,110.674,508.565,182.137,591.619,780.9313,266.86
Colombia177,827.90119,609.65187,724.8883,230.8695,045.36155,645.68118,602.9364,732.1810,861.42180,852.92217,570.81133,196.0865,206.43
Costa Rica2,650.045,066.035,895.38
Cuba5,430.6416,488.7510,592.017,685.384,609.416,216.366,336.227,071.8812,369.637,646.69
Dominican Republic5,418.607,261.877,479.707,054.163,616.845,015.225,480.214,227.782,072.70938.51808.22816.30813.04844.02
Ecuador8,942.5713,968.3437,639.372,168.815,270.178,371.537,428.816,486.095,543.37
Eritrea0.63
Ethiopia965.42442.31336.67397.62511.22951.322,404.192,858.21918.09520.09596.454,773.774,680.323,527.64
Gabon2,759.062,823.533,066.562,930.192,278.562,106.811,879.751,517.32952.35797.88805.821,046.441,194.791,726.68
Ghana192.813,495.121,239.34738.741,769.96905.872,774.393,373.029,100.135,477.0211,644.168,504.758,623.407,248.72
Guinea423.37476.06144.41412.81410.32949.212,584.621,765.143,243.85940.39983.94655.761,210.631,316.09
Guadeloupe208.5654.57151.88
Gambia70.7513.757.884.63
Guinea Bissau361.79315.43383.30407.38707.821,060.511,512.70889.952,472.971,843.201,770.58639.22336.08334.56
Equatorial Guinea393.31365.98271.59247.27228.83250.75290.96308.28286.67117.4383.74113.14121.09166.85
Guatemala1,576.062,454.243,942.105,429.966,917.828,405.689,893.5411,381.4012,869.2614,357.1215,844.9817,332.8442,903.0644,822.65
Guyana578.731,402.471,380.231,429.02443.97286.94190.71123.3590.33181.98220.37196.02132.8752.07
Honduras40,428.7929,068.4127,242.0214,969.872,697.7221,605.4223,755.9223,635.314,426.602,761.232,085.074,264.064,618.528,105.58
Haiti1,788.051,508.76721.291,335.2042.0937.4451.13100.1797.41792.17896.41720.8278.88982.27
India2,576.485,306.5710,338.673,805.711,223.09872.68522.273,848.734,523.811,834.229,808.058,604.8831,005.72
Jamaica650.68642.25644.06106.16154.80137.33157.8192.6177.7060.2381.32106.01125.14144.11
Kenya5,615.233,604.981,970.763,064.325,793.6312,438.936,418.363,951.261,090.251,302.991,581.6513,777.3811,691.6310,933.90
Cambodia28,747.1855,608.6857,270.0479,695.7047,426.565,742.374,431.384,409.252,521.042,346.331,713.881,555.421,573.011,882.77
Saint Kitts and Nevis7.573.79
Laos1,234.39573.50512.47451.44390.40329.37268.34207.31146.282,102.524,046.373,936.485,228.11
Liberia1,214.051,335.451,556.05849.64800.63937.631,040.66963.49640.75279.85406.99592.52693.33829.51
Sri Lanka1,357.461,980.74111.38333.96307.18440.74616.7878.08275.97136.30471.892,133.21720.182,884.70
Madagascar85,968.1858,053.5957,169.5652,901.2823,391.3521,944.5533,691.3718,318.5918,645.794,538.113,877.946,311.508,323.2512,706.83
Mexico10,538.8013,746.5316,954.2720,162.0023,369.7426,577.4729,785.2032,992.94278,956.52164,541.75182,329.9215,802.2690,242.8614,306.55
Mali185.2560.016.14264.6932.28184.11101.8865.3840.3417.80147.84311.531,583.27708.44
Burma (Myanmar)21,104.5531,882.9118,475.4412,207.093,462.314,591.266,517.537,878.2717,406.5315,647.3511,373.968,714.889,915.8713,537.35
Mozambique10,022.2012,986.358,561.5712,454.9213,238.1924,576.0920,876.6627,355.5121,221.0214,906.5315,117.8015,072.2415,882.5416,888.67
Mauritania33.5917.481.370.070.07
Martinique205.3090.31141.2433.33
Malawi173.17326.57221.57152.29904.98148.29244.80109.67122.5881.28352.40301.28543.221,589.00
Malaysia14,216.6313,239.028,393.6214,258.6613,206.0715,570.6113,633.9810,421.127,225.643,344.514,133.249,384.1213,118.5821,723.30
Namibia627.50187.34406.25146.00157.1948.61204.2187.73239.1870.99151.5484.449.7014.62
Niger0.441.131.030.670.340.020.080.050.020.010.030.05
Nigeria24,340.395,175.172,651.083,055.602,346.1231,133.2736,749.8134,790.0432,755.841,908.019,947.6535,703.9231,490.4134,580.43
Nicaragua6,505.504,621.933,419.4112,818.3526,115.5826,547.5939,631.8637,106.9151,197.1640,764.2926,967.035,685.025,405.769,391.96
Nepal1,460.562,040.782,207.512,413.442,719.962,953.552,693.241,934.851,768.721,290.681,035.701,253.74484.97652.12
Panama693.37749.40967.15637.131,464.742,983.004,144.896,422.37
Peru81,075.2775,587.9542,205.3348,443.3557,748.8340,370.4749,825.1262,519.81101,916.9684,453.9261,149.2643,946.2315,161.9613,824.95
Philippines4,151.431,151.491,546.891,635.891,820.511,539.792,764.261,998.291,581.78722.87213.091,796.372,926.766,694.94
Papua New Guinea9,683.2214,952.229,381.8814,902.379,666.608,359.127,375.639,748.084,805.812,200.692,725.388,480.5511,903.5020,381.29
Paraguay64,538.53188,844.67193,051.99106,365.79149,432.4581,542.559,816.6810,048.818,020.9911,076.2511,875.5417,298.82
Reunion215.18533.33364.58195.8227.0632.11200.0033.33
Rwanda163.52
Senegal38.28104.5978.7953.0027.201.403.205.3391.9362.6925.6640.25293.74281.15
Solomon Islands310.85333.33237.37
Sierra Leone107.8373.8552.1330.71961.391,116.02982.23195.20243.10397.21421.35369.55448.81603.65
El Salvador4,340.492,463.035,190.283,952.02477.28517.8378.6895.89303.7954.6934.2522.3022.1816.99
Somalia261.0977.0657.81283.98402.21148.59359.50277.80354.09162.09217.5054.3658.61157.75
Suriname365.42294.49223.56152.6381.7010.77127.53567.5883.94
Swaziland2,605.662,689.761,879.351,207.74507.78581.21881.48891.22869.50482.84339.59268.09284.24305.67
Chad849.665,002.2794.82300.48267.727,844.652,578.074,962.62545.9585.41404.996,659.748,672.277,105.54
Togo3,146.662,366.182,408.872,242.31262.4134.3789.2362.27700.7122.0475.4090.192,272.142,643.89
Thailand5,873.8410,654.8810,480.707,675.043,825.103,153.711,433.17891.152,202.812,514.581,875.333,197.836,816.3320,221.70
Timor Leste19.0141.9016.5737.59131.56112.36113.4581.3562.9411.043.1484.49179.85351.20
Trinidad and Tobago576.21523.84552.42339.41370.12275.18205.55144.67132.82117.86131.92139.10156.88144.25
Tanzania15,998.138,141.547,855.706,050.5112,410.435,101.306,365.208,318.168,882.073,904.973,161.925,754.1115,999.6421,903.19
Uganda1,022.28359.45540.493,468.067,832.026,989.458,924.846,696.372,690.76370.41913.051,794.672,345.423,846.78
Venezuela14,449.6023,434.6725,796.4117,653.267,710.506,086.6018,109.9716,355.3317,342.4919,004.1216,977.2320,408.1919,095.5027,712.74
Vietnam1,173.692,977.032,024.423,002.523,837.272,906.152,556.171,682.112,789.594,490.595,408.206,245.757,181.659,123.75
Yemen0.150.130.110.090.070.040.020.00
Zambia30,697.2734,286.079,869.816,854.0810,551.014,684.733,855.165,028.895,137.694,406.762,593.283,178.413,057.313,262.87
Zimbabwe10,706.0110,114.236,936.734,539.906,076.805,762.4713,655.048,016.6612,157.207,505.777,045.317,306.825,889.873,793.09

Tropical forest loss attributed to the expansion of beef production]. Forest loss is complete removal of tree cover exceeding 5 meters in height and 25 percent of canopy cover.

Source: Florence Pendrill, U. Martin Persson, Javier Godar, Thomas Kastner, Daniel Moran, Sarah Schmidt, Richard Wood, Agricultural and forestry trade drives large share of tropical deforestation emissions, Global Environmental Change, Volume 56, 2019, Pages 1-10.