Table 1 IFL extent and area reduction per geographic region.
Geographic
region
Forest
zone area
(km2 × 106)
IFL 2000 area
(km2 × 106)
IFL proportion
of the forest
zone in
2000 (%)
*Forest
proportion
within IFL
2000 (%)
IFL proportion
of global IFL
area in
2000 (%)
IFL
2013 area
(km2 × 106)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013 (%)
IFL area
reduction
2000–2013,
not attributed
to fire (%)
Africa9.081.0011.099.87.80.9010.110.1
Australia1.010.1312.455.61.00.1021.915.3
South America, temperate0.410.1638.243.41.20.151.30.9
South America, tropical14.704.4330.198.934.64.117.37.1
North America, temperate
and southern boreal
5.850.549.266.54.20.4615.511.2
North America,
northern boreal
3.893.0478.263.823.72.943.30.3
Northern Eurasia,
temperate and
southern boreal
11.961.2310.369.89.61.129.17.4
Northern Eurasia,
northern boreal
3.331.5747.075.712.21.504.41.8
Southeast Asia7.380.729.893.75.60.6213.913.9
World total57.6012.8122.282.3100.011.897.25.7

*Forest is defined here as land with tree canopy cover above 25%, as depicted by the global tree cover product (18).