Quintana Roo Mexico
Governor
Carlos Joaquín Gonzáles
Representative
Secretario de la SEMA en Quintana Roo
Representative
Subsecretaria de Politica Ambiental
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Summary

Total Land Area
44,598 km²[1]
2 % of Mexico's Total Area
% of Land That Is Forest
83 %
Deforestation Trend

Demographics

Population of State/Province
1.63 Million[2]
% of National Population
1.45 %
Urban vs. Rural Population
Sources:[3]
Ethnic Groups

Economy

State/Province GDP
MXN 262,825[4]
Annual Per Capita Income
MXN 171,795[5]
GDP Breakdown
Sources:[4]
Human Development Index
0.754[6]
Main Exports
Manufacturas e industria alimentaria[7]

Forest Status

Original Forest Area
39,853 km²[8]
Current Forest Area
37,112 km²[8]
Total Forest Carbon
--
Major Vegetation Types
Forest Management
Deforestation Rates
Sources:[8][9][10]
Total Area Deforested
2,741 km²
Main Deforestation Drivers
Direct drivers include: 1. Land use change (for commercial agriculture and livestock/pasture) 2. Illegal logging 3. Forest Fires Indirect drivers include: 1. Government agriculture subsidy programs (PROCAMPO and Alianza para el Campo) 2. Land tenure 3. Lack of sufficient forest management plans[11]

Sources

Summary
1. Mexico FREL.
Demographics
2. Secretaría de Desarrollo Económico.
3. INEGI.
Economy
4. Secretaría de Economía.
5. México ¿Cómo vamos?.
6. PNUD 2015.
7. México, cómo vamos, Exportaciones Julio 2015.
Forest Status
8. Mexico FREL.
9. FCPF FREL.
10. INEGI/FCPF FREL.
11. FCPF ER-PIN; CTC REDD+ de la Península de Yucatán: Análisis de los determinantes de la deforestación y acciones REDD+ en la Península de Yucatán.