Table 10 Total areas and proportions of TMF disturbances (deforestation without regrowth, regrowth after deforestation, and forest degradation) and reforestation areas (initially other land cover) over the period 1990–2020 for each subregion and continent (areas in million hectares and proportions in percentages).

LC, land cover.

Disturbed areas (Mha)% of total disturbances% of undisturbed forest in 1990
SubregionDeforestationRegrowthDegradationTotalDeforestationRegrowthDegradationDeforestationRegrowthDegradationTotalReforestation
(from other LC)
West Africa11.80.76.519.061.93.734.534.02.018.955.00.4
Central Africa21.22.115.138.455.25.439.49.50.96.817.21.1
Southeast Africa6.70.52.19.371.95.722.442.53.413.359.20.2
Central America10.61.85.918.358.09.732.330.75.117.153.00.7
South America78.110.933.4122.463.88.927.311.61.65.018.24.0
Continental
Southeast
Asia
22.04.912.239.156.212.431.430.06.616.753.32.0
Insular Southeast
Asia
38.98.731.178.849.411.139.516.43.713.133.11.6
ContinentDeforestationRegrowthDegradationTotalDeforestationRegrowthDegradationDeforestationRegrowthDegradationTotalReforestation
(from other LC)
Africa39.63.323.866.759.44.935.614.51.28.724.41.6
Latin America88.712.639.3140.763.19.027.912.61.85.619.94.7
Asia-Oceania60.913.643.4117.851.711.536.819.64.413.937.93.6
Total189.229.5106.5325.258.29.132.714.92.38.425.710.0