In 2010, illegal logging was estimated to make up between 40 to 55 percent of all of Indonesia’s harvested timber. The illegal logging activity is down from the estimated 73 to 88 percent of illegally logged timber in 2007.
Illegal logging accounts for up to 10 percent of all timber imported into Australia.
Illegal logging provides up to 10 percent of all wood imported into the United States.
Illegal logging in the South American Andes between 1990 and 2010 led up to 2.4 million hectares of rainforest to be cut down in order to grow coca. The illegal logging to supply the cocaine trafficking industry represented up to 25 percent of the area’s deforestation.
The World Wildlife Fund found that Ireland imports up to $26 Million (20 Million Euros) in timber that was cut from illegal logging each year.
Illegal logging in Indonesia between 2000 and 2004 led to trees being cut down illegally at a rate of 80 percent, or 4 out of 5 trees.
The Honduras Government losses an estimated $7 Million a year in federal tax revenue due to illegal logging activities within the country. Local municipalities alone lose an estimated $1.6 Million in local tax revenue each year from criminal logging
During the 1980s, illegal logging activities in the Philippines created losses of up to $1.8 Billion a year.
Illegal logging in Papua New Guinea could consist of up to 70 to 90 percent of all logging. Major illegal logging activities are conducted by international companies.
The economic impact of illegal logging in Russia is estimated to be $2 Billion, according to the WWF.