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Former British colonies Compared by Geography > Forest area > % of land area

DEFINITION: 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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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bhutan 83.78% 2007
2 Guyana 76.73% 2007
3 Belize 72.47% 2007
4 Malaysia 62.73% 2007
5 Dominica 60.67% 2007
6 Zambia 55.91% 2007
7 Fiji 54.73% 2007
8 Brunei 51.99% 2007
9 The Bahamas 51.45% 2007
10 Burma 47.88% 2007
11 The Gambia 47.5% 2007
12 Trinidad and Tobago 43.9% 2007
13 Zimbabwe 43.72% 2007
14 Tanzania 38.87% 2007
15 Sierra Leone 37.92% 2007
16 Malawi 35.46% 2007
17 Canada 34.1% 2007
18 Tuvalu 33.33% 2007
19 United States 33.12% 2007
20 Swaziland 32% 2007
21 Jamaica 31.23% 2007
22 New Zealand 31.16% 2007
23 Sri Lanka 28.99% 2007
24 Sudan 27.93% 2007
25 Saint Lucia 27.87% 2007
26 Ghana 23.23% 2007
27 India 22.79% 2007
28 Antigua and Barbuda 21.36% 2007
29 Australia 21.26% 2007
30 Botswana 20.66% 2007
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 20.38% 2007
32 Uganda 17.53% 2007
33 Grenada 12.06% 2007
34 Nigeria 11.28% 2007
35 Somalia 11.12% 2007
36 Namibia 9.12% 2007
37 Israel 8.03% 2007
38 Bangladesh 6.66% 2007
39 Kenya 6.15% 2007
40 Barbados 3.95% 2007
41 United Arab Emirates 3.74% 2007
42 Singapore 3.3% 2007
43 Maldives 3% 2007
44 Pakistan 2.36% 2007
45 Jordan 0.94% 2007
46 Bahrain 0.7% 2007
47 Kuwait 0.33% 2007
48 Lesotho 0.28% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Forest area > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Geography/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

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