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Environment > Forest area > % of land area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 94.72% of land area 2005
2 American Samoa 90% of land area 2005
3 Federated States of Micronesia 90% of land area 2005
4 Palau 86.96% of land area 2005
5 Seychelles 86.96% of land area 2005
6 Gabon 84.51% of land area 2005
7 Solomon Islands 77.6% of land area 2005
8 Guyana 76.73% of land area 2005
9 Finland 73.87% of land area 2005
10 Guinea-Bissau 73.68% of land area 2005
11 Belize 72.47% of land area 2005
12 Laos 69.94% of land area 2005
13 Northern Mariana Islands 69.18% of land area 2005
14 Japan 68.22% of land area 2005
15 Bhutan 67.98% of land area 2005
16 Sweden 67.09% of land area 2005
17 Congo, Republic of the 65.8% of land area 2005
18 Papua New Guinea 65% of land area 2005
19 Malaysia 63.58% of land area 2005
20 South Korea 63.46% of land area 2005
21 Slovenia 62.76% of land area 2005
22 Dominica 61.33% of land area 2005
23 Samoa 60.42% of land area 2005
24 Cambodia 59.18% of land area 2005
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.94% of land area 2005
26 Equatorial Guinea 58.18% of land area 2005
27 Panama 57.69% of land area 2005
28 Zambia 57.11% of land area 2005
29 Brazil 56.47% of land area 2005
30 Colombia 54.73% of land area 2005
31 Fiji 54.73% of land area 2005
32 Bolivia 54.17% of land area 2005
33 Venezuela 54.09% of land area 2005
34 Estonia 53.88% of land area 2005
35 Peru 53.7% of land area 2005
36 East Timor 53.67% of land area 2005
37 Brunei 52.75% of land area 2005
38 The Bahamas 51.45% of land area 2005
39 North Korea 51.38% of land area 2005
40 Russia 49.37% of land area 2005
41 Burma 49% of land area 2005
42 Indonesia 48.85% of land area 2005
43 Angola 47.41% of land area 2005
44 Guam 47.27% of land area 2005
45 Latvia 47.21% of land area 2005
46 The Gambia 47.1% of land area 2005
47 Austria 46.84% of land area 2005
48 Costa Rica 46.83% of land area 2005
49 Paraguay 46.5% of land area 2005
50 Cayman Islands 46.15% of land area 2005
51 Puerto Rico 46% of land area 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 45.78% of land area 2005
52 Cameroon 45.65% of land area 2005
53 Zimbabwe 45.34% of land area 2005
54 Senegal 45.05% of land area 2005
55 Trinidad and Tobago 44.05% of land area 2005
56 Liechtenstein 43.75% of land area 2005
57 Nicaragua 42.74% of land area 2005
58 Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.68% of land area 2005
59 Vietnam 41.7% of land area 2005
60 Honduras 41.54% of land area 2005
61 Portugal 41.34% of land area 2005
62 Slovakia 40.1% of land area 2005
63 Tanzania 39.9% of land area 2005
64 Georgia 39.72% of land area 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 39.23% of land area 2005
65 New Caledonia 39.22% of land area 2005
66 Ecuador 39.2% of land area 2005
67 Sierra Leone 38.45% of land area 2005
68 Croatia 38.18% of land area 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 38.18% of land area 2005
69 Belarus 38.05% of land area 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 37.65% of land area 2005
70 Central African Republic 36.53% of land area 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 36.47% of land area 2005
71 Guatemala 36.32% of land area 2005
72 Malawi 36.16% of land area 2005
73 Vanuatu 36.1% of land area 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 36.01% of land area 2005
74 Spain 35.89% of land area 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 34.45% of land area 2005
European Union average (profile) 34.43% of land area 2005
75 Czech Republic 34.27% of land area 2005
76 Andorra 34.19% of land area 2005
77 Canada 34.1% of land area 2005
78 Italy 33.93% of land area 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 33.91% of land area 2005
79 Mexico 33.66% of land area 2005
80 Luxembourg 33.59% of land area 2005
81 Lithuania 33.49% of land area 2005
82 Bulgaria 33.37% of land area 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 33.28% of land area 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 33.19% of land area 2005
83 United States 33.08% of land area 2005
84 Liberia 32.75% of land area 2005
85 Cote d'Ivoire 32.72% of land area 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 32.21% of land area 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 32.05% of land area 2005
86 Germany 31.76% of land area 2005
Europe average (profile) 31.65% of land area 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 31.65% of land area 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 31.48% of land area 2005
87 Swaziland 31.45% of land area 2005
88 Jamaica 31.3% of land area 2005
89 New Zealand 31% of land area 2005
90 Norway 30.85% of land area 2005
91 Switzerland 30.52% of land area 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 30.4% of land area 2005
92 Poland 30.01% of land area 2005
93 Sri Lanka 29.91% of land area 2005
94 Greece 29.11% of land area 2005
95 Albania 28.98% of land area 2005
96 French Polynesia 28.69% of land area 2005
97 Virgin Islands 28.57% of land area 2005
98 Dominican Republic 28.44% of land area 2005
99 Sudan 28.43% of land area 2005
100 Thailand 28.42% of land area 2005
101 France 28.27% of land area 2005
102 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.21% of land area 2005
103 Sao Tome and Principe 28.12% of land area 2005
104 Saint Lucia 27.87% of land area 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 27.84% of land area 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 27.76% of land area 2005
105 Romania 27.7% of land area 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 27.37% of land area 2005
106 Guinea 27.36% of land area 2005
107 Serbia and Montenegro 26.41% of land area 2005
108 Nepal 25.43% of land area 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 25.4% of land area 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 25.18% of land area 2005
109 Burkina Faso 24.83% of land area 2005
110 Cuba 24.7% of land area 2005
111 Mozambique 24.57% of land area 2005
112 Ghana 24.25% of land area 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 24.04% of land area 2005
113 Philippines 24.02% of land area 2005
failed states average (profile) 23.1% of land area 2005
114 India 22.77% of land area 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.32% of land area 2005
115 Madagascar 22.08% of land area 2005
116 Belgium 22.06% of land area 2005
117 Hungary 22.05% of land area 2005
118 Chile 21.53% of land area 2005
119 Australia 21.31% of land area 2005
120 Benin 21.25% of land area 2005
121 China 21.15% of land area 2005
122 Botswana 21.07% of land area 2005
123 Cape Verde 20.84% of land area 2005
124 Antigua and Barbuda 20.45% of land area 2005
South Asia average (profile) 20.25% of land area 2005
125 Bermuda 20% of land area 2005
126 Rwanda 19.46% of land area 2005
127 Cyprus 18.83% of land area 2005
128 Uganda 18.4% of land area 2005
129 Mauritius 18.23% of land area 2005
130 Ukraine 16.53% of land area 2005
131 Eritrea 15.39% of land area 2005
132 El Salvador 14.38% of land area 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 14.24% of land area 2005
133 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13.89% of land area 2005
134 Mayotte 13.37% of land area 2005
135 Lebanon 13.29% of land area 2005
136 Turkey 13.22% of land area 2005
137 Ethiopia 13% of land area 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 12.88% of land area 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 12.86% of land area 2005
138 Nigeria 12.18% of land area 2005
139 Argentina 12.07% of land area 2005
140 Denmark 11.78% of land area 2005
141 United Kingdom 11.76% of land area 2005
142 Grenada 11.76% of land area 2005
143 Somalia 11.37% of land area 2005
144 Azerbaijan 11.32% of land area 2005
145 Netherlands 10.77% of land area 2005
146 Mali 10.3% of land area 2005
147 Armenia 10.04% of land area 2005
148 Moldova 10.01% of land area 2005
149 Morocco 9.78% of land area 2005
150 Ireland 9.71% of land area 2005
151 Chad 9.47% of land area 2005
152 Namibia 9.31% of land area 2005
153 Turkmenistan 8.78% of land area 2005
154 Uruguay 8.6% of land area 2005
155 Israel 7.9% of land area 2005
156 Uzbekistan 7.75% of land area 2005
157 South Africa 7.58% of land area 2005
158 Togo 7.1% of land area 2005
159 Tunisia 6.8% of land area 2005
160 Iran 6.77% of land area 2005
161 Bangladesh 6.69% of land area 2005
162 Mongolia 6.54% of land area 2005
163 Kenya 6.19% of land area 2005
164 Burundi 5.92% of land area 2005
165 Tonga 5.56% of land area 2005
166 Barbados 4.65% of land area 2005
167 Kyrgyzstan 4.53% of land area 2005
168 Haiti 3.81% of land area 2005
169 United Arab Emirates 3.73% of land area 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 3.59% of land area 2005
170 Maldives 3.33% of land area 2005
171 Tajikistan 2.93% of land area 2005
172 Singapore 2.9% of land area 2005
173 Kiribati 2.74% of land area 2005
174 Syria 2.51% of land area 2005
175 Pakistan 2.47% of land area 2005
176 Comoros 2.24% of land area 2005
177 Iraq 1.88% of land area 2005
178 Saudi Arabia 1.36% of land area 2005
179 Afghanistan 1.33% of land area 2005
180 Netherlands Antilles 1.25% of land area 2005
181 Kazakhstan 1.24% of land area 2005
182 Yemen 1.04% of land area 2005
183 Niger 1% of land area 2005
184 Algeria 0.96% of land area 2005
185 Jordan 0.94% of land area 2005
186 Iceland 0.46% of land area 2005
187 Kuwait 0.34% of land area 2005
188 Mauritania 0.26% of land area 2005
189 Lesotho 0.26% of land area 2005
190 Djibouti 0.26% of land area 2005
191 Libya 0.12% of land area 2005
192 Egypt 0.07% of land area 2005
193 Oman 0.01% of land area 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

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