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Hot countries 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 Suriname 94.72% 2007
2 Seychelles 86.96% 2007
3 Gabon 84.43% 2007
4 Guyana 76.73% 2007
5 Solomon Islands 74.76% 2007
6 Guinea-Bissau 72.98% 2007
7 Belize 72.47% 2007
8 Laos 69.26% 2007
9 Papua New Guinea 64.39% 2007
10 Malaysia 62.73% 2007
11 Dominica 60.67% 2007
12 Samoa 60.42% 2007
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.65% 2007
14 Panama 57.69% 2007
15 Equatorial Guinea 57.09% 2007
16 Cambodia 56.7% 2007
17 Zambia 55.91% 2007
18 Brazil 55.74% 2007
19 Fiji 54.73% 2007
20 Colombia 54.65% 2007
21 Bolivia 53.72% 2007
22 Venezuela 53.44% 2007
23 Brunei 51.99% 2007
24 The Bahamas 51.45% 2007
25 Burma 47.88% 2007
26 Angola 47.21% 2007
27 Costa Rica 46.94% 2007
28 Indonesia 46.78% 2007
29 Paraguay 45.6% 2007
30 Senegal 44.58% 2007
31 Cameroon 44.01% 2007
32 Trinidad and Tobago 43.9% 2007
33 Zimbabwe 43.72% 2007
34 Vietnam 43.26% 2007
35 Nicaragua 41.5% 2007
36 New Caledonia 39.22% 2007
37 Tanzania 38.87% 2007
38 Honduras 38.75% 2007
39 Sierra Leone 37.92% 2007
40 Ecuador 37.78% 2007
41 Guatemala 35.74% 2007
42 Malawi 35.46% 2007
43 Tuvalu 33.33% 2007
44 Cote d'Ivoire 32.82% 2007
45 Mexico 32.78% 2007
46 Swaziland 32% 2007
47 Liberia 31.5% 2007
48 Jamaica 31.23% 2007
49 Sri Lanka 28.99% 2007
50 Dominican Republic 28.48% 2007
51 Thailand 28.19% 2007
52 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.95% 2007
53 Sudan 27.93% 2007
54 Saint Lucia 27.87% 2007
55 Guinea 27.07% 2007
56 Virgin Islands 26% 2007
57 Cuba 25.72% 2007
58 Burkina Faso 24.66% 2007
59 Mozambique 24.37% 2007
60 Ghana 23.23% 2007
61 Philippines 22.96% 2007
62 India 22.79% 2007
63 Madagascar 21.95% 2007
64 Antigua and Barbuda 21.36% 2007
65 Australia 21.26% 2007
66 Cape Verde 20.97% 2007
67 Botswana 20.66% 2007
68 Benin 20.08% 2007
69 Bermuda 20% 2007
70 Mauritius 18.03% 2007
71 Uganda 17.53% 2007
72 Eritrea 15.34% 2007
73 El Salvador 13.88% 2007
74 Ethiopia 12.72% 2007
75 Grenada 12.06% 2007
76 Nigeria 11.28% 2007
77 Somalia 11.12% 2007
78 Mali 10.14% 2007
79 Chad 9.34% 2007
80 Bangladesh 6.66% 2007
81 Togo 6.36% 2007
82 Kenya 6.15% 2007
83 Tonga 5% 2007
84 Barbados 3.95% 2007
85 Haiti 3.75% 2007
86 Singapore 3.3% 2007
87 Maldives 3% 2007
88 Kiribati 2.72% 2007
89 Comoros 2.37% 2007
90 Pakistan 2.36% 2007
91 Iraq 1.88% 2007
92 Saudi Arabia 1.36% 2007
=93 Niger 0.98% 2007
=93 Algeria 0.98% 2007
95 Bahrain 0.7% 2007
96 Kuwait 0.33% 2007
=97 Mauritania 0.24% 2007
=97 Djibouti 0.24% 2007
99 Libya 0.12% 2007
100 Oman 0.01% 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/Hot-countries/Geography/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

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

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