Forest area (% of country) by country - 2016

Forest area (% of country) by country Updated 10-01-2016

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Forest area (% of land area)

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World map on : Forest area (% of land area) - 2016

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- Forest area (% of land area)

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- The World Bank

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The map shows the indicator: Forest area (% of land area). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: The World Bank. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

Color of the map for the indicator: Forest area (% of land area).

Color of the countries with the lowest data: light green.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark green.

Other information available for this indicator : Forest area (% of land area).

You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Definition (source World Bank):

Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.

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Ranking of statistics – Forest area (% of land area)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1990 :

1 - Suriname - Forest area (% of land area) was 98.91 % in 1990
2 - Micronesia - Forest area (% of land area) was 91.73 % in 2013
3 - Seychelles - Forest area (% of land area) was 89.38 % in 2013
4 - Gabon - Forest area (% of land area) was 87.71 % in 2013
5 - Palau - Forest area (% of land area) was 87.61 % in 2013

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1990 :

1 - Monaco - Forest area (% of land area) was 0.00 % in 2010
2 - San Marino - Forest area (% of land area) was 0.00 % in 2013
3 - Qatar - Forest area (% of land area) was 0.00 % in 2013
4 - Oman - Forest area (% of land area) was 0.01 % in 2013
5 - Egypt - Forest area (% of land area) was 0.04 % in 1990

Data table - Forest area (% of land area)

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By clicking on a country, you will be redirected to the page with the evolution of the latter for the indicator : Forest area (% of land area)
Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Suriname Suriname 98.33 2013
2 Flag - Micronesia Micronesia 91.73 2013
3 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 89.38 2013
4 Flag - Gabon Gabon 87.71 2013
5 Flag - Palau Palau 87.61 2013
6 Flag - Guyana Guyana 84.05 2013
7 Flag - Laos Laos 79.65 2013
8 Flag - Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 78.46 2013
9 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 74.12 2013
10 Flag - Finland Finland 73.11 2013
11 Flag - Brunei Brunei 72.11 2013
12 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 71.75 2013
13 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 70.84 2013
14 Flag - Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 70.22 2013
15 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 69.23 2013
16 Flag - Sweden Sweden 68.92 2013
17 Flag - Japan Japan 68.47 2013
18 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 67.58 2013
19 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 67.47 2013
20 Flag - Zambia Zambia 65.87 2013
21 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 65.49 2013
22 Flag - South Korea South Korea 63.60 2013
23 Flag - Panama Panama 62.55 2013
24 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 61.95 2013
25 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 61.49 2013
26 Flag - Samoa Samoa 60.42 2013
27 Flag - Belize Belize 60.34 2013
28 Flag - Brazil Brazil 59.28 2013
29 Flag - Dominica Dominica 58.48 2013
30 Flag - Peru Peru 58.05 2013
31 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 56.73 2013
32 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 55.83 2013
33 Flag - Fiji Fiji 55.14 2013
34 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 55.02 2013
35 Flag - Latvia Latvia 53.95 2013
36 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 53.30 2013
37 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 52.84 2013
38 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 52.79 2013
39 Flag - Colombia Colombia 52.78 2013
40 Flag - Estonia Estonia 52.67 2013
41 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 51.45 2013
42 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 51.16 2013
43 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 51.09 2013
44 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 50.99 2013
45 Flag - Grenada Grenada 49.97 2013
46 Flag - Russia Russia 49.77 2013
47 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 48.77 2013
48 Flag - Gambia Gambia 47.91 2013
49 Flag - East Timor East Timor 47.64 2013
50 Flag - Austria Austria 46.84 2013
51 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 46.81 2013
52 Flag - Angola Angola 46.61 2013
53 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 46.14 2013
54 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 45.08 2013
55 Flag - Liberia Liberia 44.01 2013
56 Flag - North Korea North Korea 43.89 2013
57 Flag - Senegal Senegal 43.39 2013
58 Flag - Honduras Honduras 43.19 2013
59 Flag - Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 43.13 2013
60 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.68 2013
61 Flag - Belarus Belarus 42.35 2013
62 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 42.31 2013
63 Flag - Ghana Ghana 40.78 2013
64 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 40.74 2013
65 Flag - Georgia Georgia 40.62 2013
66 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 40.41 2013
67 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 40.33 2013
68 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 40.21 2013
69 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 39.66 2013
70 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 39.57 2013
71 Flag - Benin Benin 39.12 2013
72 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 38.55 2013
73 Flag - Canada Canada 38.18 2013
74 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 37.97 2013
75 Flag - Spain Spain 36.68 2013
76 Flag - Vanuatu Vanuatu 36.10 2013
77 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 35.64 2013
78 Flag - Portugal Portugal 34.99 2013
79 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 34.90 2013
80 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 34.72 2013
81 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 34.48 2013
82 Flag - Croatia Croatia 34.33 2013
83 Flag - Mexico Mexico 34.07 2013
84 Flag - Andorra Andorra 34.04 2013
85 Flag - United States United States 33.84 2013
86 Flag - Malawi Malawi 33.76 2013
87 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 33.71 2013
88 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 33.53 2013
89 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 33.48 2013
90 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 33.47 2013
91 Flag - Tuvalu Tuvalu 33.33 2013
92 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 33.22 2013
93 Flag - Norway Norway 33.15 2013
94 Flag - Germany Germany 32.75 2013
95 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 32.71 2013
96 Flag - Thailand Thailand 31.98 2013
97 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 31.54 2013
98 Flag - Italy Italy 31.24 2013
99 Flag - Serbia Serbia 31.07 2013
100 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 31.02 2013
101 Flag - Greece Greece 30.98 2013
102 Flag - Poland Poland 30.67 2013
103 Flag - France France 30.61 2013
104 Flag - Romania Romania 29.22 2013
105 Flag - Cuba Cuba 29.05 2013
106 Flag - Albania Albania 28.23 2013
107 Flag - Guinea Guinea 26.19 2013
108 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 25.88 2013
109 Flag - Nepal Nepal 25.36 2013
110 Flag - Philippines Philippines 25.35 2013
111 Flag - India India 23.65 2013
112 Flag - Singapore Singapore 23.13 2013
113 Flag - Chile Chile 23.04 2013
114 Flag - Hungary Hungary 22.75 2013
115 Flag - Belgium Belgium 22.54 2013
116 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 22.27 2013
117 Flag - China China 21.86 2013
118 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 21.83 2013
119 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 21.49 2013
120 Flag - Comoros Comoros 20.31 2013
121 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 19.99 2013
122 Flag - Botswana Botswana 19.49 2013
123 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 18.98 2013
124 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 18.91 2013
125 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 18.70 2013
126 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 16.59 2013
127 Flag - Australia Australia 16.16 2013
128 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 15.04 2013
129 Flag - Kiribati Kiribati 15.00 2013
130 Flag - Turkey Turkey 14.96 2013
131 Flag - Barbados Barbados 14.65 2013
132 Flag - Denmark Denmark 14.19 2013
133 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 13.41 2013
134 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 13.21 2013
135 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 13.15 2013
136 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 12.85 2013
137 Flag - Morocco Morocco 12.66 2013
138 Flag - Tonga Tonga 12.50 2013
139 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 12.42 2013
140 Flag - Moldova Moldova 12.16 2013
141 Flag - Uganda Uganda 11.71 2013
142 Flag - Armenia Armenia 11.65 2013
143 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 11.13 2013
144 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 11.02 2013
145 Flag - Ireland Ireland 10.78 2013
146 Flag - Burundi Burundi 10.39 2013
147 Flag - Somalia Somalia 10.39 2013
148 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 10.28 2013
149 Flag - Argentina Argentina 10.12 2013
150 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 8.78 2013
151 Flag - Namibia Namibia 8.58 2013
152 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 8.58 2013
153 Flag - Sudan Sudan 8.23 2013
154 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 8.21 2013
155 Flag - Kenya Kenya 7.63 2013
156 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 7.62 2013
157 Flag - South Africa South Africa 7.62 2013
158 Flag - Israel Israel 7.42 2013
159 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 6.57 2013
160 Flag - Iran Iran 6.57 2013
161 Flag - Togo Togo 4.18 2013
162 Flag - Chad Chad 4.07 2013
163 Flag - Mali Mali 3.99 2013
164 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 3.83 2013
165 Flag - Haiti Haiti 3.58 2013
166 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 3.40 2013
167 Flag - Maldives Maldives 3.33 2013
168 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 2.94 2013
169 Flag - Syria Syria 2.67 2013
170 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 2.07 2013
171 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 2.02 2013
172 Flag - Iraq Iraq 1.90 2013
173 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 1.55 2013
174 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1.23 2013
175 Flag - Jordan Jordan 1.10 2013
176 Flag - Malta Malta 1.09 2013
177 Flag - Yemen Yemen 1.04 2013
178 Flag - Niger Niger 0.92 2013
179 Flag - Algeria Algeria 0.81 2013
180 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 0.74 2013
181 Flag - Iceland Iceland 0.46 2013
182 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0.45 2013
183 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 0.35 2013
184 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 0.24 2013
185 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 0.22 2013
186 Flag - Libya Libya 0.12 2013
187 Flag - Egypt Egypt 0.07 2013
188 Flag - Oman Oman 0.01 2013
189 Flag - San Marino San Marino 0.00 2013
190 Flag - Monaco Monaco 0.00 2010
191 Flag - Qatar Qatar 0.00 2013