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From 2001 to 2022, Cambodia lost 2706kha of tree cover, equivalent to a 30.0% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Cambodia from 2001 to 2022, 2706kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Cambodia, the top 5 regions were responsible for 55.1% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2022. Kâmpóng Thum had the most tree cover loss at 360.8kha compared to an average of 108.2 kha.

Kâmpóng Thum360.8kha
Krong Preah Sihanouk356.5kha
Rôtânôkiri266.0kha
Siemréab257.8kha
Stœng Trêng249.5kha
From 2000 to 2020, Cambodia experienced a net change of -2640.6 kha (-25.59%) in tree cover.
  • The loss total is different from annual tree cover loss, as this data was created using a different method and forest definition. For gross or annual loss information, please see the tree cover loss widget.
  • Disturbance represents areas that experienced both loss and gain between 2000 and 2020
From 2000 to 2020, Cambodia gained 147.3 kha of tree cover equal to 0.11% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Cambodia
Weekly Fire Alerts In Cambodia
In Cambodia the peak fire season typically occurs in February. There were 3161 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 8 Jan 2023 and 31 Dec 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Cambodia Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Cambodia Compared to Other Areas
In Cambodia there have been 3,161 VIIRS fire alerts reported so far in 2023 considering high confidence alerts only. This total is high compared to the total for previous years going back to 2023. The most fires recorded in a year was 2016, with 9,396.

Between 8 Jan 2023 and 31 Dec 2023 Cambodia experienced a total of 76,911 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Cambodia Witnesses Significant Tree Cover Reduction Over Two Decades

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