Jalisco Mexico
Governor
Jorge Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz
Representative
Secretario de Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Territorial
Representative
Director of Forestry and Sustainability
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Summary

Total Land Area
78,012 km²[1]
4 % of Mexico's Total Area
% of Land That Is Forest
53 %
Deforestation Trend

Demographics

Population of State/Province
7.35 Million[2]
% of National Population
6.54 %
Urban vs. Rural Population
Sources:[3][4]
Ethnic Groups

Economy

State/Province GDP
MXN 849.80 Billion[5]
Annual Per Capita Income
MXN 104,776[6]
GDP Breakdown
Sources:[5]
Human Development Index
0.743[7]
Main Exports
Equipo de computación, comunicación, medición y de otros equipos, componentes y accesorios electrónicos.[8]

Forest Status

Original Forest Area
46,780 km²[9]
Current Forest Area
41,559 km²[9]
Total Forest Carbon
--
Major Vegetation Types
Sources:[10]
Forest Management
Sources:[11]
Deforestation Rates
Sources:[12][13]
Total Area Deforested
5,220 km²
Main Deforestation Drivers
Direct Drivers Include: 1. Land use change (for the creation of pastureland, commercial agriculture, hillside cultivation, urban development) 2. Unsustainable and illegal commercial logging 3. Wood harvesting for domestic use Indirect Drivers include: 1. Lack of sustainable productive options (profitable /local economy) 2. Lack of community organizations with a vision of sustainable use 3. Lack of surveillance[14]