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Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 295.8 km² 2005
2 Guyana 198.52 km² 2005
3 Gabon 157.85 km² 2005
4 Canada 95.98 km² 2005
5 Australia 80.25 km² 2005
6 Botswana 63.67 km² 2005
7 Bolivia 62.79 km² 2005
8 Belize 60.79 km² 2005
9 Central African Republic 57.45 km² 2005
10 Russia 56.5 km² 2005
11 Bhutan 49.12 km² 2005
12 Papua New Guinea 48.29 km² 2005
13 Solomon Islands 46.28 km² 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 44.63 km² 2005
14 Finland 42.89 km² 2005
15 Mongolia 40.58 km² 2005
16 Namibia 37.79 km² 2005
17 Zambia 37.01 km² 2005
18 Angola 35.72 km² 2005
19 Paraguay 31.29 km² 2005
20 New Caledonia 30.59 km² 2005
21 Sweden 30.49 km² 2005
22 Laos 27.88 km² 2005
23 Equatorial Guinea 27.04 km² 2005
24 Brazil 25.66 km² 2005
25 Peru 24.8 km² 2005
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24.73 km² 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 24.08 km² 2005
27 Sudan 21.38 km² 2005
28 Vanuatu 21.01 km² 2005
29 Norway 20.3 km² 2005
30 New Zealand 20.1 km² 2005
31 Palau 20.09 km² 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 18.69 km² 2005
32 Venezuela 17.85 km² 2005
33 Estonia 16.97 km² 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 16.55 km² 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 16.41 km² 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.31 km² 2005
34 The Bahamas 15.65 km² 2005
35 Guinea-Bissau 14.58 km² 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 14.32 km² 2005
36 Colombia 14.06 km² 2005
37 Zimbabwe 13.8 km² 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 13.64 km² 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 13.57 km² 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 13.52 km² 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.86 km² 2005
38 Latvia 12.78 km² 2005
39 Panama 12.76 km² 2005
40 Fiji 12.16 km² 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.12 km² 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 12.08 km² 2005
41 Chad 11.9 km² 2005
42 Cameroon 11.71 km² 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 11.59 km² 2005
failed states average (profile) 11.15 km² 2005
43 Mali 10.53 km² 2005
44 United States 10.26 km² 2005
South Asia average (profile) 10.05 km² 2005
45 Chile 9.87 km² 2005
46 Liberia 9.65 km² 2005
47 Nicaragua 9.51 km² 2005
48 Samoa 9.5 km² 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.35 km² 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 9.26 km² 2005
49 Mozambique 9.17 km² 2005
50 Tanzania 9.08 km² 2005
51 Turkmenistan 8.69 km² 2005
52 Argentina 8.54 km² 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.42 km² 2005
53 Somalia 8.42 km² 2005
54 Belarus 8.17 km² 2005
55 East Timor 8.12 km² 2005
56 Malaysia 8.08 km² 2005
57 Ecuador 7.88 km² 2005
58 Cambodia 7.82 km² 2005
59 Senegal 7.7 km² 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 7.69 km² 2005
60 Brunei 7.56 km² 2005
61 Guinea 7.02 km² 2005
62 Madagascar 7.02 km² 2005
63 Honduras 6.74 km² 2005
Europe average (profile) 6.68 km² 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.67 km² 2005
64 Dominica 6.52 km² 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 6.46 km² 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.45 km² 2005
65 Burma 6.42 km² 2005
66 Georgia 6.33 km² 2005
67 Slovenia 6.32 km² 2005
European Union average (profile) 6.2 km² 2005
68 Lithuania 6.15 km² 2005
69 Cote d'Ivoire 5.98 km² 2005
70 Federated States of Micronesia 5.93 km² 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.92 km² 2005
71 Mexico 5.8 km² 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 5.67 km² 2005
72 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.63 km² 2005
73 Costa Rica 5.53 km² 2005
74 Sierra Leone 5.38 km² 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.17 km² 2005
75 Northern Mariana Islands 5.13 km² 2005
76 Burkina Faso 5.06 km² 2005
77 Swaziland 4.9 km² 2005
78 Seychelles 4.83 km² 2005
79 Croatia 4.81 km² 2005
80 Austria 4.69 km² 2005
81 Bulgaria 4.68 km² 2005
82 Uruguay 4.53 km² 2005
83 Spain 4.13 km² 2005
84 French Polynesia 4.12 km² 2005
85 Indonesia 3.94 km² 2005
86 Portugal 3.59 km² 2005
87 Slovakia 3.58 km² 2005
88 Greece 3.38 km² 2005
89 The Gambia 3.28 km² 2005
90 Eritrea 3.2 km² 2005
91 Guatemala 3.11 km² 2005
92 American Samoa 3.04 km² 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.99 km² 2005
93 Romania 2.94 km² 2005
94 Benin 2.87 km² 2005
95 Malawi 2.63 km² 2005
96 North Korea 2.6 km² 2005
97 Czech Republic 2.59 km² 2005
98 Ghana 2.58 km² 2005
99 Albania 2.48 km² 2005
100 Cayman Islands 2.47 km² 2005
101 France 2.46 km² 2005
102 Poland 2.41 km² 2005
103 Cuba 2.4 km² 2005
104 Thailand 2.21 km² 2005
105 Kazakhstan 2.2 km² 2005
106 Ukraine 2.03 km² 2005
107 Liechtenstein 2.01 km² 2005
108 Andorra 1.97 km² 2005
109 Hungary 1.96 km² 2005
110 South Africa 1.95 km² 2005
111 Japan 1.95 km² 2005
112 Luxembourg 1.87 km² 2005
113 Cape Verde 1.75 km² 2005
114 Sao Tome and Principe 1.75 km² 2005
115 Trinidad and Tobago 1.74 km² 2005
116 Ethiopia 1.71 km² 2005
117 Italy 1.7 km² 2005
118 Cyprus 1.69 km² 2005
119 Kyrgyzstan 1.68 km² 2005
120 Switzerland 1.64 km² 2005
121 Guam 1.64 km² 2005
122 Ireland 1.61 km² 2005
123 Iran 1.58 km² 2005
124 Vietnam 1.57 km² 2005
125 Iceland 1.55 km² 2005
126 China 1.51 km² 2005
127 Turkey 1.5 km² 2005
128 Dominican Republic 1.47 km² 2005
129 Morocco 1.45 km² 2005
130 Nepal 1.44 km² 2005
131 Germany 1.34 km² 2005
132 South Korea 1.3 km² 2005
133 Jamaica 1.28 km² 2005
134 Uganda 1.26 km² 2005
135 Uzbekistan 1.26 km² 2005
136 Azerbaijan 1.12 km² 2005
137 Saudi Arabia 1.1 km² 2005
138 Antigua and Barbuda 1.09 km² 2005
139 Puerto Rico 1.07 km² 2005
140 Tunisia 1.05 km² 2005
141 Saint Lucia 1.03 km² 2005
142 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.02 km² 2005
143 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.01 km² 2005
144 Kenya 0.984 km² 2005
145 Sri Lanka 0.984 km² 2005
146 Niger 0.96 km² 2005
147 Armenia 0.939 km² 2005
148 Denmark 0.923 km² 2005
149 Moldova 0.915 km² 2005
150 Mauritania 0.849 km² 2005
151 Philippines 0.835 km² 2005
152 Nigeria 0.794 km² 2005
153 United Arab Emirates 0.752 km² 2005
154 Togo 0.697 km² 2005
155 Algeria 0.67 km² 2005
156 Belgium 0.637 km² 2005
157 Tajikistan 0.602 km² 2005
158 India 0.601 km² 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.538 km² 2005
159 Rwanda 0.509 km² 2005
160 El Salvador 0.491 km² 2005
161 United Kingdom 0.472 km² 2005
162 Tonga 0.396 km² 2005
163 Grenada 0.389 km² 2005
164 Libya 0.388 km² 2005
165 Afghanistan 0.349 km² 2005
166 Lebanon 0.341 km² 2005
167 Iraq 0.3 km² 2005
168 Mauritius 0.298 km² 2005
169 Yemen 0.273 km² 2005
170 Syria 0.254 km² 2005
171 Israel 0.247 km² 2005
172 Netherlands 0.224 km² 2005
173 Kiribati 0.221 km² 2005
174 Burundi 0.196 km² 2005
175 Bermuda 0.156 km² 2005
176 Jordan 0.153 km² 2005
177 Pakistan 0.12 km² 2005
178 Haiti 0.113 km² 2005
179 Comoros 0.0832 km² 2005
180 Djibouti 0.0773 km² 2005
181 Barbados 0.0731 km² 2005
182 Bangladesh 0.0609 km² 2005
183 Lesotho 0.0415 km² 2005
184 Maldives 0.0336 km² 2005
185 Kuwait 0.0261 km² 2005
186 Egypt 0.00933 km² 2005
187 Oman 0.00793 km² 2005
188 Singapore 0.00469 km² 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Forest-area/Sq.-km-per-1000

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