African Elephant Status Report 2016
C.R. Thouless, H.T. Dublin, J.J. Blanc, D.P. Skinner, T.E. Daniel, R.D. Taylor, F. Maisels, H.L. Frederick, P. Bouche
October 2016

This report is the most authoritative source of knowledge about the numbers and distribution of African elephant populations across their 37 range states in sub-Saharan Africa. The report summarises – for the first time in almost a decade – elephant numbers at the continental, regional and national levels, and examines changes in population estimates at the site level.

Read the executive summary here: afesg-african-elephant-status-report-2016-executive-summary-only

The full report can be downloaded here (103 MB).