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Latin America and Caribbean 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 94.72% 2007
2 Guyana 76.73% 2007
3 Belize 72.47% 2007
4 Dominica 60.67% 2007
5 Panama 57.69% 2007
6 Brazil 55.74% 2007
7 Colombia 54.65% 2007
8 Bolivia 53.72% 2007
9 Peru 53.56% 2007
10 Venezuela 53.44% 2007
11 The Bahamas 51.45% 2007
12 Cayman Islands 47.69% 2007
13 Costa Rica 46.94% 2007
14 Paraguay 45.6% 2007
15 Trinidad and Tobago 43.9% 2007
16 Nicaragua 41.5% 2007
17 Honduras 38.75% 2007
18 Ecuador 37.78% 2007
19 Guatemala 35.74% 2007
20 Mexico 32.78% 2007
21 Jamaica 31.23% 2007
22 Dominican Republic 28.48% 2007
23 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.95% 2007
24 Saint Lucia 27.87% 2007
25 Cuba 25.72% 2007
26 Chile 21.83% 2007
27 Antigua and Barbuda 21.36% 2007
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 20.38% 2007
29 Bermuda 20% 2007
30 El Salvador 13.88% 2007
31 Grenada 12.06% 2007
32 Argentina 11.96% 2007
33 Uruguay 8.83% 2007
34 Barbados 3.95% 2007
35 Haiti 3.75% 2007
36 Aruba 2.22% 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Geography/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Geography > Forest area > % of land area

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