Contribution of the Legal Amazon area to Brazil's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2002 and 2016, by industry sector
Brazil: Legal Amazon as share of GDP 2002-2016, by sector
The Legal Amazon is a special region of Brazil comprising the territory of nine Brazilian states where the Amazon rainforest is located. It was estimated that this region accounted for 8.6 percent of Brazil's total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2016, having increased from a share of 6.9 percent in 2002. The sector with the highest contribution was agriculture, to which the Legal Amazon represented 21 percent in terms of GDP in 2016.
Contribution of the Legal Amazon area to Brazil's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2002 and 2016, by industry sector
20022016
Agriculture14.8%21%
Public administration sector10.1%12.1%
Manufacturing industries6.7%8.9%
Services*5.5%6.6%
Total GDP6.9%8.6%
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Excluding the public administration sector.

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Brazil: Legal Amazon as share of GDP 2002-2016, by sector
The Legal Amazon is a special region of Brazil comprising the territory of nine Brazilian states where the Amazon rainforest is located. It was estimated that this region accounted for 8.6 percent of Brazil's total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2016, having increased from a share of 6.9 percent in 2002. The sector with the highest contribution was agriculture, to which the Legal Amazon represented 21 percent in terms of GDP in 2016.
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