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Table 5 Forest distribution in Ethiopia by Region, according to WBISPP 2004

From: Natural resource degradation tendencies in Ethiopia: a review

Region High Forest Woodlands Shrub lands
Total (ha) % total Total (ha) % total Total (ha) % total
Oromiya 2,547,632 62.5 9,823,163 34 7,750,422 29
SNNP 775,393 19.0 1,387,759 5 2,434,779 9
Gambella 535,948 13.2 861,126 3 146,103 1
Amhara 92,744 2.3 1,040,064 4 4,352,672 17
Beneshangul-Gumuz 68,495 1.7 2,473,064 8 1,422,191 5
Tigray 9,332 0.2 294,455 1 1,841,182 7
Afar 39,197 1.0 163,657 1 3,021,697 12
Somali 4,257 0.1 13,199,662 45 5,384,022 20
Others (Harari, Dire Dawa) 216 0.0 0 0 44,13 0
Total 4,073,214 100 29,242,950 100 26,400,200 100
  1. Source: WBISPP (2004)