PNG Land Use By Type (2015)

Date created: 07 March 2022

PNG has a total of about 46.9 million hectare of which 77.8% is forested with 13 natural forest types and forest plantations with various species planted. The second major land use in PNG is cropland, which covers 11.0% of the total land area. Grassland covers 5.3% and wetland comprised 4.8% of the total land mass. Other Land including bare soil and rock covers 0.2% of the total land area. Settlements including villages and cities cover 0.9% of the land area.

Source: Papua New Guinea’s National REDD+ Forest Reference Level 2017

https://png-data.sprep.org/dataset/papua-new-guinea%E2%80%99s-national-redd-forest-reference-level

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Data and Resources

Rating
Issued 2021-07-19
Modified 2022-02-15
DCAT Type Dataset
Source
Publisher Name
  • PNG Forestry Authority
Contact Name
  • Climate Change and Development Authority
Contact Email [email protected]

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