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Hot countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area

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 Seychelles 86.96% of land area 2005
3 Gabon 84.51% of land area 2005
4 Solomon Islands 77.6% of land area 2005
5 Guyana 76.73% of land area 2005
6 Guinea-Bissau 73.68% of land area 2005
7 Belize 72.47% of land area 2005
8 Laos 69.94% of land area 2005
9 Papua New Guinea 65% of land area 2005
10 Malaysia 63.58% of land area 2005
11 Dominica 61.33% of land area 2005
12 Samoa 60.42% of land area 2005
13 Cambodia 59.18% of land area 2005
14 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.94% of land area 2005
15 Equatorial Guinea 58.18% of land area 2005
16 Panama 57.69% of land area 2005
17 Zambia 57.11% of land area 2005
18 Brazil 56.47% of land area 2005
=19 Colombia 54.73% of land area 2005
=19 Fiji 54.73% of land area 2005
21 Bolivia 54.17% of land area 2005
22 Venezuela 54.09% of land area 2005
23 Brunei 52.75% of land area 2005
24 The Bahamas 51.45% of land area 2005
25 Burma 49% of land area 2005
26 Indonesia 48.85% of land area 2005
27 Angola 47.41% of land area 2005
28 Costa Rica 46.83% of land area 2005
29 Paraguay 46.5% of land area 2005
30 Cameroon 45.65% of land area 2005
31 Zimbabwe 45.34% of land area 2005
32 Senegal 45.05% of land area 2005
33 Trinidad and Tobago 44.05% of land area 2005
34 Nicaragua 42.74% of land area 2005
35 Vietnam 41.7% of land area 2005
36 Honduras 41.54% of land area 2005
37 Tanzania 39.9% of land area 2005
38 New Caledonia 39.22% of land area 2005
39 Ecuador 39.2% of land area 2005
40 Sierra Leone 38.45% of land area 2005
41 Guatemala 36.32% of land area 2005
42 Malawi 36.16% of land area 2005
43 Mexico 33.66% of land area 2005
44 Liberia 32.75% of land area 2005
45 Cote d'Ivoire 32.72% of land area 2005
46 Swaziland 31.45% of land area 2005
47 Jamaica 31.3% of land area 2005
48 Sri Lanka 29.91% of land area 2005
49 Virgin Islands 28.57% of land area 2005
50 Dominican Republic 28.44% of land area 2005
51 Sudan 28.43% of land area 2005
52 Thailand 28.42% of land area 2005
53 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.21% of land area 2005
54 Saint Lucia 27.87% of land area 2005
55 Guinea 27.36% of land area 2005
56 Burkina Faso 24.83% of land area 2005
57 Cuba 24.7% of land area 2005
58 Mozambique 24.57% of land area 2005
59 Ghana 24.25% of land area 2005
60 Philippines 24.02% of land area 2005
61 India 22.77% of land area 2005
62 Madagascar 22.08% of land area 2005
63 Australia 21.31% of land area 2005
64 Benin 21.25% of land area 2005
65 Botswana 21.07% of land area 2005
66 Cape Verde 20.84% of land area 2005
67 Antigua and Barbuda 20.45% of land area 2005
68 Bermuda 20% of land area 2005
69 Uganda 18.4% of land area 2005
70 Mauritius 18.23% of land area 2005
71 Eritrea 15.39% of land area 2005
72 El Salvador 14.38% of land area 2005
73 Ethiopia 13% of land area 2005
74 Nigeria 12.18% of land area 2005
75 Grenada 11.76% of land area 2005
76 Somalia 11.37% of land area 2005
77 Mali 10.3% of land area 2005
78 Chad 9.47% of land area 2005
79 Togo 7.1% of land area 2005
80 Bangladesh 6.69% of land area 2005
81 Kenya 6.19% of land area 2005
82 Tonga 5.56% of land area 2005
83 Barbados 4.65% of land area 2005
84 Haiti 3.81% of land area 2005
85 Maldives 3.33% of land area 2005
86 Singapore 2.9% of land area 2005
87 Kiribati 2.74% of land area 2005
88 Pakistan 2.47% of land area 2005
89 Comoros 2.24% of land area 2005
90 Iraq 1.88% of land area 2005
91 Saudi Arabia 1.36% of land area 2005
92 Yemen 1.04% of land area 2005
93 Niger 1% of land area 2005
94 Algeria 0.96% of land area 2005
95 Kuwait 0.34% of land area 2005
=96 Mauritania 0.26% of land area 2005
=96 Djibouti 0.26% of land area 2005
98 Libya 0.12% of land area 2005
99 Egypt 0.07% of land area 2005
100 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/group-stats/Hot-countries/Environment/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

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