The Top 5 Countries with the Highest Rates of Deforestation

  Country % Annual Net Loss Of Forest Area
1 Comoros - 9.3%
2 Togo - 5.1%
3 Nigeria - 3.4%
4 Mauritania - 2.7%
5 Uganda -2.6%
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Tags: Threatened & Endangered Species, Forests & Trees, Africa, Deforestation Statistics

Sources:  Food and Agriculture Organization: Global Forest Assessment Report 2010.

List Notes: Data is annual forest loss rate expressed as a percentage from the years 2000 to 2010 and is the latest available data as of May 2015.
Countries with the Highest Rates of Deforestation

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