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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Geography > Forested Land

DEFINITION: Forested land as a proportion of total land area, estimate by FAO.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Suriname 90.5% 2000
2 The Bahamas 84.1% 2000
3 Guyana 78.5% 2000
4 Brazil 64.3% 2000
5 Dominica 61.3% 2000
6 Belize 59.1% 2000
7 Paraguay 58.8% 2000
8 Venezuela 56.1% 2000
9 Peru 50.9% 2000
10 Trinidad and Tobago 50.5% 2000
11 Bolivia 48.9% 2000
12 Honduras 48.1% 2000
13 Colombia 47.8% 2000
14 Panama 38.6% 2000
15 Costa Rica 38.5% 2000
16 Ecuador 38.1% 2000
17 Jamaica 30% 2000
18 Mexico 28.9% 2000
19 Dominican Republic 28.4% 2000
20 Nicaragua 27% 2000
21 Guatemala 26.3% 2000
22 Cuba 21.4% 2000
23 Chile 20.7% 2000
24 Antigua and Barbuda 20.5% 2000
25 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.4% 2000
26 Saint Lucia 14.8% 2000
27 Grenada 14.7% 2000
28 Argentina 12.7% 2000
29 Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.1% 2000
30 Uruguay 7.4% 2000
31 El Salvador 5.8% 2000
32 Barbados 4.7% 2000
33 Haiti 3.2% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Forested Land. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", FAO. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Geography/Forested-Land

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Geography > Forested Land

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Interesting observations about Geography > Forested Land

  • Malaysia ranked first for forested land amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Cook Islands ranked first for forested land amongst Hot countries in 2000.
  • Brazil ranked first for forested land amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • Finland ranked first for forested land amongst Europe in 2000.
  • The Bahamas ranked first for forested land amongst Former British colonies in 2000.
  • Japan ranked second for forested land amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2000.
  • Palau ranked first for forested land amongst Catholic countries in 2000.
  • Gabon ranked second for forested land amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Russia ranked first for forested land amongst Former Soviet republics in 2000.
  • Suriname ranked second for forested land globally in 2000.
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