Brazil: deforested area in the Amazon 2017-2019, by land type

In June 2019, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon continued as 801 square kilometers of rainforest were reported to have been destroyed only in that month. Most of the deforested area in the Brazilian Amazon occurred in private land areas, while 13 percent of the total deforested area of tropical forest occurred in conservation units. Except from October 2018, private lands or lands under different stages of possession made up for the highest share of deforestation throughout the presented period.

Share of deforested area of the Amazon forest in Brazil from October 2017 to June 2019, by land category

Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

October 2017 to June 2019

Special properties

Considering only the legal Amazon area*

Supplementary notes

* 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.
Data prior to June 2019 were retrieved from earlier releases of the publication.

Open this statistic in...
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 / Month *
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Amazon Rainforest in Brazil"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.