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Data
Country Country Area (Mha) 10%
Forest Area (Mha) Forest Carbon Stocks (Mt C) Average Carbon Density(t C ha -1)
Aboveground BelowGround Total
Low Mean High Low Mean High Low Mean High Low Mean High
Argentina 278 79 811 1,306 1,802 284 435 579 1,095 1,741 2,381 14 22 30
Belize 2 2 139 158 177 39 44 49 178 202 226 90 102 114
Bolivia 109 74 4,184 4,850 5,517 1,216 1,387 1,556 5,400 6,237 7,072 73 84 96
Brazil 853 596 41,682 47,526 53,371 11,836 13,303 14,749 53,518 60,829 68,120 90 102 114
Chile 76 26 868 1,028 1,188 268 311 354 1,135 1,339 1,543 43 51 58
Colombia 114 84 7,162 8,054 8,947 1,991 2,210 2,427 9,153 10,264 11,373 109 122 135
Costa Rica 5 4 295 333 371 84 93 103 378 426 474 91 102 114
Ecuador 26 17 1,646 1,826 2,005 452 495 539 2,097 2,321 2,544 121 134 147
El Salvador 2 1 37 46 54 12 14 16 49 60 71 39 47 56
French Guiana 3 3 303 328 356 81 87 94 384 416 450 147 159 173
Guatemala 11 8 499 576 652 144 164 183 643 740 836 76 87 98
Guyana 21 19 2,165 2,401 2,636 584 640 695 2,749 3,040 3,331 143 158 173
Honduras 11 9 441 514 587 131 150 168 571 663 755 62 72 82
Mexico 196 68 1,777 2,243 2,708 562 691 818 2,339 2,934 3,526 35 43 52
Nicaragua 13 8 595 674 752 169 188 208 764 862 960 91 102 114
Panama 8 6 419 469 519 118 131 143 537 600 662 94 105 116
Paraguay 40 32 459 660 862 155 215 272 614 875 1,134 19 27 35
Peru 130 80 8,740 9,666 10,592 2,364 2,586 2,805 11,104 12,252 13,397 138 153 167
Suriname 15 14 1,643 1,815 1,987 442 483 524 2,085 2,298 2,511 145 160 175
Uruguay 18 3 46 63 80 15 20 25 61 83 105 21 28 36
Venezuela 92 61 5,014 5,624 6,235 1,398 1,549 1,697 6,412 7,173 7,932 106 118 131
Caribbean* 23 13 349 418 488 110 129 148 459 547 636 36 43 50
Total Americas 2,044 1,209 81,906 93,602 104,926 23,341 26,285 29,097 105,247 119,887 134,024 87 99 111