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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 SurinameSuriname 94.72% of land area 2005
2 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 90% of land area 2005
3 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 90% of land area 2005
4 PalauPalau 86.96% of land area 2005
5 SeychellesSeychelles 86.96% of land area 2005
6 GabonGabon 84.51% of land area 2005
7 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 77.6% of land area 2005
8 GuyanaGuyana 76.73% of land area 2005
9 FinlandFinland 73.87% of land area 2005
10 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 73.68% of land area 2005
11 BelizeBelize 72.47% of land area 2005
12 LaosLaos 69.94% of land area 2005
13 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 69.18% of land area 2005
14 JapanJapan 68.22% of land area 2005
15 BhutanBhutan 67.98% of land area 2005
16 SwedenSweden 67.09% of land area 2005
17 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 65.8% of land area 2005
18 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 65% of land area 2005
19 MalaysiaMalaysia 63.58% of land area 2005
20 South KoreaSouth Korea 63.46% of land area 2005
21 SloveniaSlovenia 62.76% of land area 2005
22 DominicaDominica 61.33% of land area 2005
23 SamoaSamoa 60.42% of land area 2005
24 CambodiaCambodia 59.18% of land area 2005
25 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 58.94% of land area 2005
26 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 58.18% of land area 2005
27 PanamaPanama 57.69% of land area 2005
28 ZambiaZambia 57.11% of land area 2005
29 BrazilBrazil 56.47% of land area 2005
30 ColombiaColombia 54.73% of land area 2005
31 FijiFiji 54.73% of land area 2005
32 BoliviaBolivia 54.17% of land area 2005
33 VenezuelaVenezuela 54.09% of land area 2005
34 EstoniaEstonia 53.88% of land area 2005
35 PeruPeru 53.7% of land area 2005
36 East TimorEast Timor 53.67% of land area 2005
37 BruneiBrunei 52.75% of land area 2005
38 The BahamasThe Bahamas 51.45% of land area 2005
39 North KoreaNorth Korea 51.38% of land area 2005
40 RussiaRussia 49.37% of land area 2005
41 BurmaBurma 49% of land area 2005
42 IndonesiaIndonesia 48.85% of land area 2005
43 AngolaAngola 47.41% of land area 2005
44 GuamGuam 47.27% of land area 2005
45 LatviaLatvia 47.21% of land area 2005
46 The GambiaThe Gambia 47.1% of land area 2005
47 AustriaAustria 46.84% of land area 2005
48 Costa RicaCosta Rica 46.83% of land area 2005
49 ParaguayParaguay 46.5% of land area 2005
50 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 46.15% of land area 2005
51 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 46% of land area 2005
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 45.78% of land area 2005
52 CameroonCameroon 45.65% of land area 2005
53 ZimbabweZimbabwe 45.34% of land area 2005
54 SenegalSenegal 45.05% of land area 2005
55 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 44.05% of land area 2005
56 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 43.75% of land area 2005
57 NicaraguaNicaragua 42.74% of land area 2005
58 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 42.68% of land area 2005
59 VietnamVietnam 41.7% of land area 2005
60 HondurasHonduras 41.54% of land area 2005
61 PortugalPortugal 41.34% of land area 2005
62 SlovakiaSlovakia 40.1% of land area 2005
63 TanzaniaTanzania 39.9% of land area 2005
64 GeorgiaGeorgia 39.72% of land area 2005
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 39.23% of land area 2005
65 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 39.22% of land area 2005
66 EcuadorEcuador 39.2% of land area 2005
67 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 38.45% of land area 2005
68 CroatiaCroatia 38.18% of land area 2005
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 38.18% of land area 2005
69 BelarusBelarus 38.05% of land area 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 37.65% of land area 2005
70 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 36.53% of land area 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 36.47% of land area 2005
71 GuatemalaGuatemala 36.32% of land area 2005
72 MalawiMalawi 36.16% of land area 2005
73 VanuatuVanuatu 36.1% of land area 2005
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 36.01% of land area 2005
74 SpainSpain 35.89% of land area 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 34.45% of land area 2005
European Union averageEuropean Union average 34.43% of land area 2005
75 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 34.27% of land area 2005
76 AndorraAndorra 34.19% of land area 2005
77 CanadaCanada 34.1% of land area 2005
78 ItalyItaly 33.93% of land area 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 33.91% of land area 2005
79 MexicoMexico 33.66% of land area 2005
80 LuxembourgLuxembourg 33.59% of land area 2005
81 LithuaniaLithuania 33.49% of land area 2005
82 BulgariaBulgaria 33.37% of land area 2005
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 33.28% of land area 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 33.19% of land area 2005
83 United StatesUnited States 33.08% of land area 2005
84 LiberiaLiberia 32.75% of land area 2005
85 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 32.72% of land area 2005
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 32.21% of land area 2005
Hot countries averageHot countries average 32.05% of land area 2005
86 GermanyGermany 31.76% of land area 2005
Europe averageEurope average 31.65% of land area 2005
Cold countries averageCold countries average 31.65% of land area 2005
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 31.48% of land area 2005
87 SwazilandSwaziland 31.45% of land area 2005
88 JamaicaJamaica 31.3% of land area 2005
89 New ZealandNew Zealand 31% of land area 2005
90 NorwayNorway 30.85% of land area 2005
91 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 30.52% of land area 2005
NATO countries averageNATO average 30.4% of land area 2005
92 PolandPoland 30.01% of land area 2005
93 Sri LankaSri Lanka 29.91% of land area 2005
94 GreeceGreece 29.11% of land area 2005
95 AlbaniaAlbania 28.98% of land area 2005
96 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 28.69% of land area 2005
97 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 28.57% of land area 2005
98 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 28.44% of land area 2005
99 SudanSudan 28.43% of land area 2005
100 ThailandThailand 28.42% of land area 2005
101 FranceFrance 28.27% of land area 2005
102 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 28.21% of land area 2005
103 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 28.12% of land area 2005
104 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 27.87% of land area 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 27.84% of land area 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 27.76% of land area 2005
105 RomaniaRomania 27.7% of land area 2005
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 27.37% of land area 2005
106 GuineaGuinea 27.36% of land area 2005
107 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 26.41% of land area 2005
108 NepalNepal 25.43% of land area 2005
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 25.4% of land area 2005
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 25.18% of land area 2005
109 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 24.83% of land area 2005
110 CubaCuba 24.7% of land area 2005
111 MozambiqueMozambique 24.57% of land area 2005
112 GhanaGhana 24.25% of land area 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 24.04% of land area 2005
113 PhilippinesPhilippines 24.02% of land area 2005
Failed states averageFailed states average 23.1% of land area 2005
114 IndiaIndia 22.77% of land area 2005
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 22.32% of land area 2005
115 MadagascarMadagascar 22.08% of land area 2005
116 BelgiumBelgium 22.06% of land area 2005
117 HungaryHungary 22.05% of land area 2005
118 ChileChile 21.53% of land area 2005
119 AustraliaAustralia 21.31% of land area 2005
120 BeninBenin 21.25% of land area 2005
121 ChinaChina 21.15% of land area 2005
122 BotswanaBotswana 21.07% of land area 2005
123 Cape VerdeCape Verde 20.84% of land area 2005
124 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 20.45% of land area 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 20.25% of land area 2005
125 BermudaBermuda 20% of land area 2005
126 RwandaRwanda 19.46% of land area 2005
127 CyprusCyprus 18.83% of land area 2005
128 UgandaUganda 18.4% of land area 2005
129 MauritiusMauritius 18.23% of land area 2005
130 UkraineUkraine 16.53% of land area 2005
131 EritreaEritrea 15.39% of land area 2005
132 El SalvadorEl Salvador 14.38% of land area 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 14.24% of land area 2005
133 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 13.89% of land area 2005
134 MayotteMayotte 13.37% of land area 2005
135 LebanonLebanon 13.29% of land area 2005
136 TurkeyTurkey 13.22% of land area 2005
137 EthiopiaEthiopia 13% of land area 2005
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 12.88% of land area 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 12.86% of land area 2005
138 NigeriaNigeria 12.18% of land area 2005
139 ArgentinaArgentina 12.07% of land area 2005
140 DenmarkDenmark 11.78% of land area 2005
141 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 11.76% of land area 2005
142 GrenadaGrenada 11.76% of land area 2005
143 SomaliaSomalia 11.37% of land area 2005
144 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 11.32% of land area 2005
145 NetherlandsNetherlands 10.77% of land area 2005
146 MaliMali 10.3% of land area 2005
147 ArmeniaArmenia 10.04% of land area 2005
148 MoldovaMoldova 10.01% of land area 2005
149 MoroccoMorocco 9.78% of land area 2005
150 IrelandIreland 9.71% of land area 2005
151 ChadChad 9.47% of land area 2005
152 NamibiaNamibia 9.31% of land area 2005
153 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 8.78% of land area 2005
154 UruguayUruguay 8.6% of land area 2005
155 IsraelIsrael 7.9% of land area 2005
156 UzbekistanUzbekistan 7.75% of land area 2005
157 South AfricaSouth Africa 7.58% of land area 2005
158 TogoTogo 7.1% of land area 2005
159 TunisiaTunisia 6.8% of land area 2005
160 IranIran 6.77% of land area 2005
161 BangladeshBangladesh 6.69% of land area 2005
162 MongoliaMongolia 6.54% of land area 2005
163 KenyaKenya 6.19% of land area 2005
164 BurundiBurundi 5.92% of land area 2005
165 TongaTonga 5.56% of land area 2005
166 BarbadosBarbados 4.65% of land area 2005
167 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 4.53% of land area 2005
168 HaitiHaiti 3.81% of land area 2005
169 United Arab EmiratesUAE 3.73% of land area 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 3.59% of land area 2005
170 MaldivesMaldives 3.33% of land area 2005
171 TajikistanTajikistan 2.93% of land area 2005
172 SingaporeSingapore 2.9% of land area 2005
173 KiribatiKiribati 2.74% of land area 2005
174 SyriaSyria 2.51% of land area 2005
175 PakistanPakistan 2.47% of land area 2005
176 ComorosComoros 2.24% of land area 2005
177 IraqIraq 1.88% of land area 2005
178 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 1.36% of land area 2005
179 AfghanistanAfghanistan 1.33% of land area 2005
180 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 1.25% of land area 2005
181 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1.24% of land area 2005
182 YemenYemen 1.04% of land area 2005
183 NigerNiger 1% of land area 2005
184 AlgeriaAlgeria 0.96% of land area 2005
185 JordanJordan 0.94% of land area 2005
186 IcelandIceland 0.46% of land area 2005
187 KuwaitKuwait 0.34% of land area 2005
188 MauritaniaMauritania 0.26% of land area 2005
189 LesothoLesotho 0.26% of land area 2005
190 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.26% of land area 2005
191 LibyaLibya 0.12% of land area 2005
192 EgyptEgypt 0.07% of land area 2005
193 OmanOman 0.01% of land area 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for Environment > Forest area > % of land area", 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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