Deforestation rate in the Brazilian Amazon from 2004 to 2018
(in 1,000 square kilometers per year)
Brazil: deforested area in the Amazon rainforest 2004-2018
The statistic shows the deforestation rate of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil from 2004 to 2018. The source estimated that 7,900 square kilometers of the Brazilian Amazon were destroyed in 2018, up from around 6,950 square kilometers a year earlier.
Deforestation rate in the Brazilian Amazon from 2004 to 2018
(in 1,000 square kilometers per year)
Area in thousand square kilometers
2018*7.9
20176.95
20167.89
20156.21
20145.01
20135.89
20124.57
20116.42
20107
20097.46
200812.91
200711.65
200614.29
200519.01
200427.77
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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

2004 to 2018

Special properties

Estimates; Only considering the states in the Amazon region**

Supplementary notes

* As of November 2018. Data for the state of Amapá was not available in this period.
** The 'legal Amazon' is an area of more than five million square kilometers, which comprises the Brazilian states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins.
Figures have been rounded.

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Brazil: deforested area in the Amazon rainforest 2004-2018
The statistic shows the deforestation rate of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil from 2004 to 2018. The source estimated that 7,900 square kilometers of the Brazilian Amazon were destroyed in 2018, up from around 6,950 square kilometers a year earlier.
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